Category: Mining and Metallurgical Refining 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.
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.  
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.
How to prevent equipment breakdowns that drive mining losses
14 June 2018 | Feature Article

How to prevent equipment breakdowns that drive mining losses

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Electrical and mechanical breakdowns – particularly $100 million draglines and other pieces of high-value, specialist equipment – can expose mine operators to shutdowns lasting weeks or months.
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