Category: Fire Insights & Impacts

Fire threat on the rise at mine sites
19 August 2019 | Feature Article

Fire threat on the rise at mine sites

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A recent report from the New South Wales Resources Regulator reveals that mobile plant fires in the state have risen in the past decade.
Calculate the real cost of catastrophe
19 August 2019 | Feature Article

Calculate the real cost of catastrophe

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If we have one job as CFOs, it's protecting the value of our companies. One of the most insidious threats to corporate value is sudden disruption from events like fire, hurricane, flood, earthquake or cyber attack—disruption that is ostensibly insured. We tend to be vaguely aware of this risk, but rarely do we put numbers to it.
4 lessons from heritage building fires
03 June 2019 | Feature Article

4 lessons from heritage building fires

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Recent catastrophic fires at high-profile arts and heritage facilities have some of us asking whether we are truly learning from our history.
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.  
How to manage risk in a resurgent resources industry
10 August 2018 | Feature Article

How to manage risk in a resurgent resources industry

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Australia’s resources sector has bounced back in 2018. This is great news for a cyclical industry that’s been through a tough spell but the upswing has an impact on risk profiles that must be taken into account.
Grenfell anniversary a powerful reminder of cladding risk
14 July 2018 | Feature Article

Grenfell anniversary a powerful reminder of cladding risk

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Amid sombre tributes to the 70-plus people who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire this time last year, questions are emerging about the speed and coordination of Australia’s response to cladding issues that contributed to the disaster.
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