Mining Journal Global Leadership Report 2019 ePublication

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Executive interviews: numbers and trends

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

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

Geoffrey Gao, MMG

Geoffrey Gao, MMG

We see technology and innovation in general as important contributors to MMG's progress.

Leadership introduction

Leadership introduction

The digital survey element asked questions under the leadership theme

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

What workers want

What workers want

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

Edward Dowling, Polyus

Edward Dowling, Polyus

We work on infrastructure and organisation to take advantage of technology and digital acceleration

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...

Future of the workforce

Future of the workforce

All demographics agreed on the need for mining companies to have 'Morally strong credentials'.

Leadership

Leadership

Leadership and employee groups have starkly different perceptions of leadership's ability

Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group

Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group

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

Aims & methodology

Aims & methodology

The primary aim of this research is to investigate drivers shaping the workplace of the future