Deloitte’s Nicki Ivory discusses how human resources strategies have evolved over the past year to improve diversity and inclusiveness.
BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie delivered a speech at the Melbourne Mining Club’s 100th Luncheon yesterday, touching on topics as diverse as the unpredictable future of mining and China’s Belt and Road initiative, to public erosion in government trust.
Mining companies are pursuing potential employees who have a disability as a new method for increasing workforce diversity, Hays’ latest analysis on recruitment trends has revealed.
Glencore’s Mount Isa Mines has awarded its inaugural Tim Underhill Diversity Scholarship in Mine Surveying, in partnership with the Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS).
BHP’s workforce has grown to be more than 20 per cent female. The company increased its female representation by 2.9 per cent in the 2017 financial year, just below a 3 per cent goal.
Young women will make up half the mining apprentices taking part in a work readiness program that kicks off in Queensland today.
In Australia, the push for diverse workforces is a mining recruitment trend that looks like it is here to stay. However, don’t expect emerging technologies, like autonomous equipment, to heavily influence workforces just yet.
Staff diversity and inclusion is a source of competitive advantage in the resources industry, and will become part of company management strategy.