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
August 2018 Podcast Listening 89
July 2018 Mining Industry Skills Shortage 101
June 2018 Are casual mining jobs a good or bad thing and what do you think of the role of unions in mining? 490
May 2018 The impact of increasing automation 640
April 2018 Occupational health and safety regulations 579
March 2018 A survey about pay 450
February 2018 Do you see a bright future for the Mining Industry & would you encourage young people to consider a career in it? 324
January 2018 What is your priority when looking for a new mining job? 336
December 2017 The Gender Pay Gap 105
November 2017 Adani’s massive Queensland Coal mine – should it go ahead or should it not? 493

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