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The following article was published in Issue 112 of Sand and Stone.

GAVIN MOREIRA, CMPA Member Services Manager reports on the development of the latest CMPA publication – Slimes Management Guideline.

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The following article was published in Issue 112 of Sand and Stone.

Founding CMPA members; E. B. Mawson & Sons Pty Ltd have switched 100 percent of their mains electricity supply over to renewables. Mawsons have made the switch to a combination of solar, wind and hydro power as part of their broader sustainability strategy. The strategy is designed to significantly reduce the environmental impact of the 50 plus sites Mawsons currently operate across Regional Victoria and Southern NSW.

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The CMPA is holding this workshop to assist members with their responsibilities when it comes to dust (including respirable crystalline silica dust (RCSD)) and to launch the updated Dust Management Guideline which is now in line with the changes to legislation including Workplace Exposure Standard for RCSD; and incorporates a dust management plan template. Also being launched is the CMPA’s revised Medical Assessment Guidelines including silica specific periodic health monitoring.

The morning workshop will be held online via video conferencing using Microsoft Teams.

Date: Thursday 22nd October 2020

Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Presentations by: David McKelvie (Safe Mix), Andrew Lewis (Ektimo), Dr John Gall (ERA Health) and ASQ (tbc).

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A substantial morning is planned for CMPA Members and other interested industry contributors.

The CMPA and a number of industry specialists are holding this workshop to provide members with an understanding of the new CMPA Bushfire Response and Readiness Plan Template.

The morning workshop will be held online via video conferencing using Microsoft Teams.

Date: Thursday 24th September 2020

Time: 10.00am – 11.30am

Presentations by: David McKelvie (Safe Mix), Brian Calovic (Conundrum Holdings) and the Darren Viney (CFA).

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An article titled Value of Membership was published in Issue 111 of Sand and Stone.

GAVIN MOREIRA, Member Services Manager of CMPA reports on the value of being a CMPA Member.

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An article titled Manufacturing in Australia was published in Issue 111 of Sand and Stone.

ELLAINA MACKAY, National Marketing Executive for Flexco Australia, reports on manufacturing in Australia (Associate member of the CMPA since 2015).

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An article titled Uncontrolled Hot Works could Burn your Bottom Line was published in Issue 111 of Sand and Stone.

Hot Works are activities that involve the introduction of a flame or spark and have the potential to cause a fire if that flame or spark combines with fuel and oxygen. Tasks such as welding, gas cutting and grinding are deemed to be Hot Work.

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