Sep 13, 2021
Over the last 6 months, there has been a rising groundswell of commentary promoting the need to head offshore in search of talent. With significant risks surrounding people's real technical capability as well as cultural fit, is this really the panacea that's being suggested or are there other avenues available to us?
Mar 10, 2021
Career development opportunities and salary have overtaken work-life balance as the top priority of mining industry employees searching for new jobs, research reveals.
Feb 11, 2021
When it comes to our commodities, we can’t just think about the market anymore; we have to think about the marketing, too, says MPi boss Steve Heather.
Dec 15, 2020
A successful mining M&A needs to demonstrate that ‘1+1 = more than 2’, but achieving that is not as simple as it sounds. Here’s why merging cultures matters.
Nov 13, 2020
MPi’s Steve Heather says mining doesn’t need to experience a labour shortage, but it does need to get over its bias if it wants to avoid one.
Sep 18, 2020
The mining leaders of today have a huge role to play in preparing the next generation of leaders for smart mine technology. Our industry depends on it.
Aug 15, 2020
No-one could have anticipated the way 2020 is unfolding. How are you, your teams, and your families, holding up?
Jul 02, 2020
Mining’s social licence to operate is under more scrutiny than ever before, and it’s time we did more for women in mining.
Jun 03, 2020
With the new financial year fast approaching will you, as a mining business leader during a pandemic, prepare three different forecasts? Or not bother at all?
May 08, 2020
Coronavirus is not just a health crisis; it’s an economic one. What will the Australian mining industry look like on the other side of it?
Apr 18, 2020
The qualities of leadership make a difference in times of crisis. How are our world leaders stacking up?
Jan 22, 2020
Whether you achieve your 2020 objectives will, to a large degree, be determined by your corporate culture.
Dec 18, 2019
2019 was, for many people in mining, a brutal year. So with the new year upon us, it’s a good time not just to reflect on our years, but to ask others how they’re coping.
Nov 26, 2019
The Australian mining industry must be more proactive about promoting the incredible things mining allows humanity to achieve – including creating a cleaner future.
Oct 31, 2019
Both the capital shortage affecting the small end of the mining industry and a looming skills shortage could potentially be solved by the same action.
Sep 25, 2019
The mine site general manager is often the unsung hero of a mining company. Steve Heather offers his opinion why.
Aug 26, 2019
Candidates for mining jobs just don’t want to move to Kalgoorlie. Here are 7 big ideas that could help make residential mining jobs more attractive.
Jun 21, 2019
The mining industry gets knocked for its failures, perhaps more than other industries, but risk-taking is essential for the future of mining.
May 24, 2019
The Federal Election is over but the problems with mining labour hire recruitment persist. Here’s what recruiters, miners and jobseekers can do.
Mar 29, 2019
Mining and exploration companies often fail to succeed because of the personnel employed. Find out why, and how, here.