Grenfell tower fire: Australian developers cutting corners and putting lives at risk | Owners Corporation Network

Grenfell tower fire: Australian developers cutting corners and putting lives at risk

ALMOST a month after London’s deadly Grenfell tower blaze, Australia’s top engineering body has warned that greedy developers are potentially putting lives at risk by “cutting corners” and building shoddy high-rise apartments. Engineers Australia claims some building certifiers are signing off on substandard work that ranges from structural defects to waterproofing, plumbing and — most alarmingly in the wake of the London tragedy in which 80 people died — fire safety.
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