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
June 2019 What are the qualities of a great mining boss? 109
May 2019 Adani’s Carmichael coal mine 1023
April 2019 Longevity in Mining 203
March 2019 Mining Labour Hire Model 195
February 2019 Performance reviews at work. 589
January 2019 Mining Jobs & Your Priorities! 791
December 2018 What should mining companies pay for? 323
November 2018 Take our mining industry employee survey! 587
October 2018 Is training the answer to the Mining Industries skills shortage? 463
September 2018 Are mining salaries and wages on the move up? 263

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