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?

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Previous Polls

Date Name Votes
March 2021 Is health and safety in mining improving? 31
February 2021 What is your top priority when looking for a new mining job? 203
December 2020 What does 2021 hold for mining?  327
November 2020 Best boss versus worst boss 115
October 2020 WA border 820
September 2020 Smart Mines & Job Prospects 110
August 2020 Is mining losing the very skills it needs? 251
July 2020 Women in mining and the gender pay gap 149
June 2020 Mining & Mentorship 53
May 2020 Covid 19 & Roster Changes 146

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