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Mick Wilkes, OceanaGold

Mick Wilkes, OceanaGold

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

Simone Niven, Rio Tinto

Simone Niven, Rio Tinto

The world of work is rapidly changing and the mining industry is not immune.

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

Rosh Bardien, Gold Fields

Rosh Bardien, Gold Fields

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

Graham Kerr, South32

Graham Kerr, South32

We've invested more than $7 million (A$10 million) in our leaders in the past two years

State of play

State of play

Most respondents see their companies performing strongly on matters of human resources

Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group

Elizabeth Gaines, Fortescue Metals Group

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

People

People

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

Gary Goldberg, Newmont Goldcorp

Gary Goldberg, Newmont Goldcorp

We use technology because we can see the return, not just for technology's sake.

Greatest opportunities

Greatest opportunities

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

Sergey Ivanov, ALROSA

Sergey Ivanov, ALROSA

We aim to build a certain production system to enable employees to be proactive, motivated and proud

Geoffrey Gao, MMG

Geoffrey Gao, MMG

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

Michael Webb, Nutrien

Michael Webb, Nutrien

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

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.