The future of mining is (still) people

The future of mining is (still) people

People remain the key to unlocking the potential of the fourth industrial revolution

Futureproofing education for mining

Futureproofing education for mining

Multifaceted approach from industry and academics required to address skills shortages

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

Four open questions were asked around the workplace of the future.

Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group

Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group

In terms of technology, the key really has been automation.

Andrew Cole, OZ Minerals

Andrew Cole, OZ Minerals

The most important focus and spend of time has been our organisational strategy and culture

Executive Summary: Industry Survey results

Executive Summary: Industry Survey results

This report presents two quantitative research chapters: 'Workplace of the future' and 'Leadership'

Rosh Bardien, Gold Fields

Rosh Bardien, Gold Fields

Three of our six key strategy pillars are directly relevant for transformation of the workplace.

What workers want

What workers want

Skilled job-seekers want to work for organisations that have a positive impact on the world.

Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan

Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan

As we now look forward to our two-year strategy, we have some clearly defined objectives.

Most desirable leadership skills

Most desirable leadership skills

'Vision', 'Communication', and 'Lead by example' were voted in as the top three leadership traits

Greatest opportunities

Greatest opportunities

Incredibly, this year's ranking barely resembled last year's.

People

People

Most people were 'Passionate' about working in mining; few were outwardly unhappy about it.

Stuart Tonkin, Northern Star Resources

Stuart Tonkin, Northern Star Resources

Technology and innovation really can't be unlocked without people.

Leadership introduction

Leadership introduction

The digital survey element asked questions under the leadership theme

Mick Wilkes, OceanaGold

Mick Wilkes, OceanaGold

Philosophically, we need to get ahead of the curve in terms of mine safety and embrace technology

Ron Hochstein, Lundin Gold

Ron Hochstein, Lundin Gold

It is not about investments in things - you can't just bring in anyone and put some technology there