Obtaining the Benefits of a Holistic Risk Management Approach

Maidenhead, UK. 25 October 2016 – Sword Active Risk has been invited to speak at the Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions event, being held November 14 – 16, at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, Vancouver, Canada. Sword Active Risk Principal Risk Consultant, Mike Balut will be presenting a thought leadership paper on the benefits of a holistic approach to risk management. The conference is chaired by Harvey McLeod of Klohn Crippen Berger with keynote from Larry Moore of FM Global. The conference provides an opportunity for professionals working in and with the mining industry to explore risk, tolerance, mitigation approaches, and the robustness and resilience of practices and procedures, operational methods and mine closure measures and plans.

Entitled, ‘Remodelling your Risk House: Transforming Risk Silos to create a Holistic Risk view and Enhance Performance’, Mike’s presentation will show delegates just how important risk management is in ensuring that strategic plans become reality. It covers topics such as:

  • Improving cash flow by harnessing opportunities and mitigating threats
  • Increasing resilience and therefore increasing corporate performance
  • Identifying risks earlier using a bottom-up approach
  • Applying the appropriate rigor to risk processes
  • And how this end-to-end holistic approach to risk management encompasses the entire organization.

Mike Balut commented; “I’m delighted to be speaking at this prestigious event for the Mining Industry. Sword Active Risk has a long track record of working in the sector, with a number of our clients using Active Risk Manager for many years, testament to our ability to continually evolve our solutions to meet the needs of this diverse and complex industry.”

Active Risk Manager is used by many high profile organizations in the mining and energy sector including: Rio Tinto, DeepOcean, OMV, Aker, Anagold, Fortesque Metals, Sellafield Ltd, Horizon Nuclear Power, Bruce Power, Ameren and many more.

To register for Risk and Resilience Mining Solutions 2016 visit: https://www.mining.solutions/riskandresilience/

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About Sword Active Risk
Sword Active Risk makes risk management simple, valuable and personal. Sword Active Risk provides the world’s first risk management software that drives business performance by enhancing visibility, accountability and confidence at project, program and enterprise levels. Active Risk Manager (ARM) is the first solution available which integrates Risk Management, Cost Management and Schedule Management to show the real impact of risk, to enable better-informed decisions, and the ability to leverage risk, creating competitive advantage.

Sword Active Risk is the project risk software provider of choice for the world’s leading Energy, Infrastructure and Defense projects, working with organizations like the US Air Force, Bechtel, Crossrail, US Federal Aviation Administration, Lockheed Martin, Rio Tinto and Skanska to manage project risk worldwide.

Sword Active Risk has offices in the UK, USA and Australia, servicing customers worldwide directly and through a growing network of partners.

In September 2013 Active Risk was acquired by Sword Group. For more information please visit:www.sword-group.com

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