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Mining Journal Global Leadership Report 2019 ePublication

Mining Journal Global Leadership Report 2019 ePublication

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Aims & methodology

Aims & methodology

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

Leadership introduction

Leadership introduction

The digital survey element asked questions under the leadership theme

Jake Klein, Evolution Mining

Jake Klein, Evolution Mining

Our culture at Evolution is what we regard as absolutely critical to past success and future success

Ivan Arriagada, Antofagasta

Ivan Arriagada, Antofagasta

There is a capital being invested into expanding our districts of operation and resource base

Greatest threats/risks

Greatest threats/risks

'Lack of growth' was voted the greatest threat to companies for a second year in a row.

Greatest opportunities

Greatest opportunities

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

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

Kevin O

Kevin O'Kane, SSR Mining

Last year we started a large initiative to help develop the frontline of supervision in leadership.

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

Executive interviews: numbers and trends

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

Edward Dowling, Polyus

Edward Dowling, Polyus

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

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

Michael Webb, Nutrien

Michael Webb, Nutrien

By using these technologies, we become more efficient and effective.

Andrew Cole, OZ Minerals

Andrew Cole, OZ Minerals

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