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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
Brooke Boney – building strong values and clear goals
Brooke Boney. In the lead up to her keynote presentation at AusIMM’s International Women’s Day Event Series in Melbourne, Brooke Boney continues to move the needle for underrepresented people in both the media industry and as an advocate for cultural change in Australia. A proud Gamilaroi Gomeroi woman, Brooke Boney says she owes her success to developing clear goals from the beginning which has led to a brilliant career in journalism and being a host on Channel 9’s Today Read More
Carolyn Miller on workplace equality: how subtle changes can lead to big differences
Carolyn Miller. In the lead up to AusIMM’s International Women’s Day Event Series, keynote speaker Carolyn Miller shared her insights on how Australia can work together to see gender equality succeed in the workplace. Carolyn Miller loves seeing brands and businesses succeed. She has over 20 years’ experience as a marketing and advertising guru and is one of Australia’s top creative business strategists. Carolyn is also passionate about creating positive work environments and Read More
Dr Kirstin Ferguson: ‘We all succeed when other women succeed’
Dr Kirstin Ferguson. In the lead up to the AusIMM International Women’s Day Event Series, Dr Kirstin Ferguson shares her insights on encouraging and supporting women as we strive for gender balance in the workplace. Dr Kirstin Ferguson is passionate about amplifying the achievements of all women. She is Deputy Chair of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), and a business leader and author. Dr Ferguson uses a ‘fishing net’ analogy to describe her commitment to helping Read More
December 2019
Country snapshot: India
With more than 1500 mines in operation and only 20 per cent of the country’s reserves mined, India has the potential to become an even bigger player in the resources industry The seventh largest country in the world by land mass, and second largest in Asia (behind only China), India has an evergrowing population already well beyond one billion people. This figure accounts for roughly one-sixth of the world’s total population and is again second only to China (1.43 Read More
October 2019
Country snapshot: Russia
Spanning 11 time zones and two continents, Russia has an impressive endowment of natural resources and is a major player in the global sector Following the disbandment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or Soviet Union) in 1991, Russia as we now know it came to fruition. Previously one of 15 bodies comprising the USSR, the disintegration of the Soviet Union saw Russia become an independent state. Russia is one of few countries that are located across multiple Read More