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"It's a fascinating time to be in the industry"

Evolution Mining (ASX: EVN) executive chairman Jake Klein has outlined the challenges the eight-year-old gold miner faces as it embraces technology and change.
"It's a fascinating time to be in the industry" "It's a fascinating time to be in the industry" "It's a fascinating time to be in the industry" "It's a fascinating time to be in the industry" "It's a fascinating time to be in the industry"

Evolution Mining executive chairman Jake Klein

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"The challenge is aggregating the right data and focusing on the right things," he said.

"There is the risk that you collect too much data and look at too many things."

Klein was among the leading mining executives interviewed for the "Mining Journal Global Leadership Report: Preparing for transformation" which was published last week.

He also spoke about what Evolution was doing to differentiate itself in terms of employee engagement, the way he sees the resources industry as a "crucial part" of Australia's future and how transformation is an enabler for the industry to do better.

"It's a fascinating time to be in the industry," he said.

The low-cost Australian gold miner produced 191,474 ounces of gold in the March quarter at a record low all-in sustaining cost of A$768 an ounce, which equated to a US$604/oz.

This is based on an interview with Evolution Mining executive chairman Jake Klein as part of the ‘Mining Journal Global Leadership Report: Preparing for transformation', released last week. The report features around 20 in-depth interviews with the industry's leading mining executives and the results of our industry-wide survey focused on transformational influences (technology, stakeholder engagement etc) and the readiness of mining leaders to meet these challenges.

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