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.
The latest data on countries where you operate
05 July 2019 | Feature Article

The latest data on countries where you operate

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Where your partners, customers and locations are around the world affects how you do business. And having the latest data about the countries you operate in is critical to managing enterprise risk.
How to lean on your Risk Manager
25 June 2019 | Feature Article

How to lean on your Risk Manager

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CFOs are responsible for managing their organization's risks, and that responsibility is only expanding. Business risks are getting more complex and numerous every day, and finance chiefs are increasingly accountable to shareholders and directors.
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.
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.
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