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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As reported in

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Previous Polls

Date Name Votes
October 2017 How does the mining industry handle mental health? 143
September 2017 Same-sex marriage plebiscite vote 446
August 2017 What is your favoured work and lifestyle roster? Please select just one. 1056
July 2017 How do you feel about the impact of increasing automation throughout the mining industry? Please just choose one option. 374
May 2017 What method, have you found to be the most effective, in searching for a job? (Please make ONE choice only) 355
April 2017 Do you think illicit drug usage by mining employees is becoming a bigger issue for mining companies? (Please select just one option) 791
March 2017 Major Iron Ore miners in WA have paid $0.25/tonne in State royalties since 1966. A political party suggests increasing this. The amount aside, do you agree? 449
February 2017 Why did you leave your last job? IMPORTANT NOTE: We appreciate there is often several reasons for leaving, but please just select the most significant one. 642
December 2016 Does your workplace provide an environment and culture that is sensitive to and supportive of women in the workplace? Select just ONE of the options below. 342
December 2016 What do you want to read about in MPi LIFE? Please select your top 5 preferences. 14

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