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A new approach to managing evolving risks in gas turbine technology
07 February 2020 | Feature Article

A new approach to managing evolving risks in gas turbine technology

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As Australia drives towards 24 per cent renewable energy generation this year and up to 50 per cent by 2030, the challenge of managing evolving risks becoming more urgent. We expect to see even more gas turbines modified or upgraded to cater for this change in the generation mix. New gas turbine technology coming to market is increasing resilience by allowing existing turbines to be operated in peaking mode, cycling mode and fast starting mode.
Reducing your fire risk
22 January 2020 | Feature Article

Reducing your fire risk

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While the fires may have eased, the impact to Australia’s business community is significant. The economic damage from the bushfires devastating Australia’s eastern seaboard alone is likely to exceed the record $4.4bn set by 2009’s Black Saturday blazes, Moody’s Analytics has said. With summer not yet over, the bushfire threat unfortunately continues meaning everyone must remain vigilant and take steps to ensure that they mitigate the risk.
WHEN INNOVATION MEETS RESILIENCE IN THE POWER GENERATION INDUSTRY
17 January 2020 | Feature Article

WHEN INNOVATION MEETS RESILIENCE IN THE POWER GENERATION INDUSTRY

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Across all industries, innovation—the ability to adapt to changing market circumstances and create a competitive advantage—is vital for business resilience. Innovation can take many forms. While the impact of these advancements could be significant, innovation can also bring risks.
FM GLOBAL OPERATIONS SENIOR VP HONORED
17 January 2020 | Feature Article

FM GLOBAL OPERATIONS SENIOR VP HONORED

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FM Global's Lynette Schultheis, operations senior vice president and Australia operations manager, has been named to Insurance Business magazine’s inaugural ‘2020 Global 100’ list, which acknowledges “the very best the industry has to offer.”
The wisdom of resilience?
04 October 2019 | Feature Article

The wisdom of resilience?

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While there’s not much point stressing over what we can’t control, it is our responsibility to move forward with our eyes wide open. That’s what I always kept in mind when I spent five years helping FM Global to develop its Resilience Index.
The power of remembering cybersecurity basics
25 September 2019 | Feature Article

The power of remembering cybersecurity basics

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Cyber-crime tactics and targets are becoming ever more sophisticated and wide-ranging. Motives increasingly go beyond financial gain to disrupting or destroying important data and national infrastructure.
Prepare for windstorm: 3-minute primer
12 September 2019 | Feature Article

Prepare for windstorm: 3-minute primer

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Watch this 3-minute video by FM Global, "Preparing for Windstorms" and ensure your team has these important steps covered at all your facilities.
Have you done everything possible?
11 September 2019 | Feature Article

Have you done everything possible?

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If any of your locations are in the path of any forecasted hurricane-force winds or heavy rain, follow your emergency plan and be sure to take these steps, if they can be done safely, to help mitigate damage.
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