Opinion piece Mining News

Maintaining optimal security in the Oil, Gas and Energy industries

Security, both physical and cyber security, is a top priority for any organization, especially in light of the year-on-year rise in cyber-crime. However, for certain industries, not having the proper security measures in place can put more than just the company’s reputation on the line. The Oil, Gas, and Energy industries are prime examples of such verticals.

Substance abuse in mines – better control with broader understanding

The first priority for any mine is keeping workers who are under the influence of drugs and alcohol off the site. However, to manage and reduce incidents of abuse, a broader understanding of the causes and a holistic strategy to address them, is needed.