Future Of Mining > Sustainability

Mining's tech talent quest underway

Mining companies are increasingly deploying innovative technology throughout their entire value chain. Examples range from remotely controlled exploration activities to automated vehicles and logistics, and even use of e-commerce platforms to sell products directly to end customers and thus better understand their needs.

Matthias Tauber, Dr. Jan Philipp Bender and Dr Adrian Schulte Steinberg*

Future Of Mining > Sustainability

Mining's tech talent quest underway

Mining companies are increasingly deploying innovative technology throughout their entire value chain. Examples range from remotely controlled exploration activities to automated vehicles and logistics, and even use of e-commerce platforms to sell products directly to end customers and thus better understand their needs.

Matthias Tauber, Dr. Jan Philipp Bender and Dr Adrian Schulte Steinberg*

Mining's tech talent quest underway

Changing mining landscape: New technology bringing different workforce challenges

The benefits miners are garnering include greater productivity, cost-saving efficiencies in their operations and the ability to better serve existing and new customers. However, miners soon discover that adopting new technologies has big implications for their workforce management—including what skills they will need to attract in future and how to develop and retain existing and new employees.