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After The Cyclone
10 May 2019 | Feature Article

After The Cyclone

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Find out how Boral Australia, one of the world’s largest producers of construction materials, used preparation to weather Cyclone Debbie.
Why the solar industry could fail to factor in its true risk
07 May 2019 | Feature Article

Why the solar industry could fail to factor in its true risk

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Within the expected design life of the solar farm, there is a 20 per cent chance of it being hit by a cyclone that would cause significant damage to the solar panels. Standardised cyclone testing and national standards for all types of panels and installation configurations needs to be implemented.
New guidelines on the way in 2019 to reduce ACP cladding risk
20 March 2019 | Feature Article

New guidelines on the way in 2019 to reduce ACP cladding risk

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While everyone will undoubtedly welcome forthcoming clarity around how to treat cladding, it appears likely that a gap will remain between knowing what is right and getting it done.
Hell or high water: protecting business from flood
05 December 2018 | Feature Article

Hell or high water: protecting business from flood

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Companies with no response plan — or an ineffective one — suffered an average loss of more than $2 million. Companies with effective response plans in place suffered 70 percent lower losses.
Why cybersecurity is the Achilles' heel of automation
15 October 2018 | Feature Article

Why cybersecurity is the Achilles' heel of automation

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There are three key aspects to managing cyber risk – physical security, industrial control systems and information security. Boards and leadership teams looking to ensure their businesses are protected effectively must implement products, processes and educational initiatives taking each of these areas into account.
How to minimise risk in mining mergers and acquisitions
21 September 2018 | Feature Article

How to minimise risk in mining mergers and acquisitions

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While acquisition strategies are an essential part of fuelling future growth, the risk implications are often extensive. The acquiring business must address these throughout the transaction and subsequent integration process.  
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