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Six talking points shaping mining in 2020
What impact will the looming skills shortage have on the sector? How will leaders deal with the globally significant issue of tailings? Where will the next big discovery come from? And how will technology continue to change the way we operate? We explore some of the talking points we think will be top of mind for people in the sector in 2020. Introduction: setting the scene On a global level, in January the World Economic Outlook report projected global growth to increase modestly Read More
Mollie Poulter – following in the footsteps of strong role models
AusIMM is proud to partner with like-minded organisations sharing our commitment to support women in their careers. As part of our International Women’s Day Event Series, we’re showcasing inspiring stories from our sector, and initiatives that are making careers in mining a reality for women around the world. Mollie Poulter. Newcrest’s Mollie Poulter grew up with a strong influence from her parents for science and engineering. She felt the support of her family from a young Read More
Fosterville Gender and Diversity Inclusiveness initiative
AusIMM is proud to partner with like-minded organisations sharing our commitment to support women in their careers. As part of our International Women’s Day Event Series, we’re showcasing inspiring stories from our sector, and initiatives that are making careers in mining a reality for women around the world. Kirkland Lake Gold has spearheaded a Gender and Diversity Inclusiveness initiative at their Fosterville gold mine in Victoria, embracing the opportunity to respond to the Read More
Pooja Haria: engineering the future
AusIMM is proud to partner with like-minded organisations sharing our commitment to support women in their careers. As part of our International Women’s Day Event Series, we’re showcasing inspiring stories from our sector, and initiatives that are making careers in mining a reality for women around the world. Pooja Haria. Pooja Haria is Rio Tinto’s star Mechanical Reliability Engineer and is helping inspire other young women in science, technology and resources. Read More
Country snapshot: Ghana
Located in Western Africa, north of the Gulf of Guinea, Ghana is home to more than 28 million people and has a long history of gold mining. Officially the Republic of Ghana, the country’s name comes from the West African kingdom of the medieval period that was established in an area slightly further north than the country’s modern-day borders. The capital, Accra, is located on the southern coast and is home to nearly two-and-a-half million people; but the most populous city is Read More
Confidence and sponsorship – a winning combination for women in leadership roles
AusIMM is proud to partner with like-minded organisations sharing our commitment to support women in their careers. As part of our International Women’s Day Event Series, we’re showcasing inspiring stories from our sector, and initiatives that are making careers in mining a reality for women around the world. Pioneering aviator Nancy Bird-Walton. Named after one of Australia’s pioneering aviators, the women participating in KPMG’s Bird-Walton program have been empowered to be Read More