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 2021 What does 2022 hold for mining? 128
November 2021 FIFO Poll: How do you cope being away from friends and family? 109
October 2021 What do you think of mandatory vaccinations for FIFOs? 403
September 2021 Take our mining industry employee survey! 57
September 2021 If your boss said, ‘no jab, no job’, what would you do? 85
August 2021 What would it take for you to move to Kalgoorlie? 110
July 2021 What’s the best solution to mining’s skills shortage? 99
June 2021 Tell us how the mining industry treats mental health  50
May 2021 Tell us what you need from us 61
April 2021 What is your favourite work roster? 305

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