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
May 2016 Do you feel that Mining is a relatively "safe" industry? (Please also indicate the level of your current/most recent position) 80
May 2016 What device do you use to apply for jobs? 214
May 2016 Would you say LinkedIn has been helpful in searching for a new job? 99
April 2016 Have you been financially impacted by the recent downturn, i.e. job loss, salary cut, roster change or loss of benefits? 176
April 2016 What do you want to see more of in our blog posts? 6
April 2016 Do you agree with Rio Tinto’s initial attempt to make suppliers wait a minimum, of 60-90 days to be paid? 35

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