The Mining People Polling/Media Centre

Welcome to the Mining People Polling/Media Centre. We want to know what you think on a broad range of mining, recruitment, human resources (HR) & other mining industry topics.

Please contribute your thoughts below via our most current poll question or browse the archives of previous questions. If you have a question or wish to submit a topic for discussion, please email the team.

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Current Poll

For many people 2021 was another difficult year. Yes, there was work available in the mining industry, but hard border closures, lockdown and the stress of coronavirus continued to make like very complicated for many of us. With a new year around the corner, we wanted to gauge what people in the industry think 2022 holds for mining.

Our latest poll asks how optimistic you are about the next year in mining — for the industry, for yourself, and for salaries. Tell us what you think.

All answers are completely anonymous.

What does 2022 hold for mining?

Tell us what you think: What does 2022 hold for mining?

What do you think the outlook for the mining industry generally is in 2022, compared to 2021?
What do you think of the outlook for your mining job prospects in 2022, compared to 2021?
What do you think of the outlook for mining salaries in 2022, compared to 2021?
Please tell us about yourself. I am currently employed in mining
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Are you thinking about leaving the industry in 2022?

Thanks so much for taking part in this Mining People Polling/Media Centre poll. We’ll publish the results on our website next month. You can see the results of some of our other recent polls below!


As reported in

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  • Kalgoorlie Miner logo
  • Mining News logo
  • National Mining Chronicle logo
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  • Staffing Industry Analyst logo
  • The West Australian logo
  • The Brief logo
  • Mining Technology logo

Previous Polls

Recent articles based on our poll results