What to do when someone quits on you

This past two years many mining businesses and site departments have 'trimmed the fat', 'right sized' and basically lost every person that wasn't deemed absolutely essential to daily operations.

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Leader or Manager?

A list of differences between a manager and a leader as presented in 'On Becoming A Leader' by Warren Bennis.


So what is the mining industry thinking?

We recently created the new Mining People International (MPi) Polling Booth. The idea was to survey visitors to the MPi website and then feed the results back in quick time to readers of MPi News and various other MPi publications.


Mining Jobs and Income Protection

Every person that goes to work in the morning and comes home at night satisfied to have given 100% at their job, is not just working for the joy of the exercise.

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Skills of the future worker

We are part of an era being likened to the industrial revolution in how much change will occur in the workplace, to roles, to industry and how we all work.

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Lowering horses through small shafts

In this article from the January 1916 issue of Mining Magazine, M T Taylor recommends a method for getting horses into underground mines through small shafts.