Current Poll

Is increasing automation in mining good or bad?

Automation is fundamentally changing many of mining’s traditional jobs, but do you view it as a good thing or a bad thing for you and your career? Take our simple poll and let us know what you think.

How do you feel about the impact of increasing automation throughout the mining industry?
Has automation affected or changed your job in the last five years?
Have you already had to change roles, retrain or reskill because of automation?
Are you a supervisor/manager?

Thanks so much for taking part in this MPI Polling/Media Centre poll

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Previous Polls

Date Name Votes
December 2022 How has 2022 been for you? 74
October 2022 What is your top priority for your next mining job? 112
September 2022 Why did you leave your last job? 37
August 2022 Would you recommend a career in mining to a young person? 32
July 2022 Should companies give employees ‘pet leave’? 66
June 2022 Is alcohol consumption onsite out of control? 108
May 2022 Has mining helped you set yourself up financially? 41
April 2022 Is training holding back the next step in your career? 72
March 2022 What is it like searching for a mining job right now? 120
February 2022 How long do you plan to stay in your current mining job? 104

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