The Canadian Boiler and Machinery Underwriters Association
47th Annual Engineering Insurance Conference
October 7, 2020
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. – "Welcome and Introductory Remarks"
• Speaker: Steve Phillips, COO of The Sovereign General Insurance Co.
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. – PRESENTATION #1: "The Use of Sensors and Technology in Loss Prevention"
• Speaker: Abhishek Gupta of HSB Canada
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – PRESENTATION #2: "Uncovering the Hidden Business Risks of Corrosion to Evaluate Asset Integrity"
• Speaker: Brycklin Wilson, Senior Corrosion Specialist at ICE Dragon Corrosion
o The global cost of corrosion across industries is estimated to be USD 2.5 trillion. This accounts for the direct costs only, corrosion poses additional safety, environmental and business risks that are hidden by the traditional operations and maintenance metrics tracking corrosion losses. In mining there have been fatalities and environmental disasters where corrosion has been a key contributing factor. ICE Dragon Corrosion is developing ways of integrating corrosion risk management practices with client asset integrity and sustainable business goals. This talk will explore the source and magnitude of corrosion risk in mining and will provide an evaluation technique for asset integrity indexing based on a framework of best practices that will help us keep people, the environment and businesses safe from corrosion.