In The Press
Stratum International is frequently asked to contribute articles and comment in the sector press. Here is a selection of the articles to which we have contributed.
"Demand for greater transparency fuels shift in sustainable approach, finds new survey".
"The mining industry has long struggled with the practice of mining sustainably. With the green movement accelerating globally, more pressure is being placed on mining organizations to prioritize environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters."
"The mining sector is severely lagging behind on digital transformation and failing to make use of data in the way other industries do."
“According to a new research report, half of senior mining professionals working fly-in-fly-out (FIFO) shifts believe that the industry needs a major rethink on the design of rosters and the related benefits.”
“Stratum International’s survey of nearly 600 industry people across hte globe highlights general axccxeptance of the prevailing fly-in-fly-out culture with its high rewards but often punishing schedules. But it also points to the fact that ‘half of all the people we surveyed believe FIFO systems need a major rethink if they are to be sustainable’.”
“A new report from Stratum International has suggested that the mining industry is facing what it calls a ‘ticking time bomb’, due to its failure to implement strategies to attract and retain younger professionals. The population of mining professionals.”
“The mining industry is facing a demographic time bomb, which will affect the sector at all levels. In Canada, for instance, 40% of the mining workforce – at all levels – is aged 50 or over.”
“The mining industry faces a “ticking time bomb” because of its failure to take measures to retain or attract younger professionals at a time when the workforce is ageing, according to Stratum, the global recruitment agency.”
In a recent survey, two thirds of senior mining managers and leaders told us they are either already looking for their next role or would consider a new role if the right one landed on their desk today. This begs the question: if the right opportunity came your way today, would your résumé be up to scratch for submission?
“More than half of the survey respondents told us they would consider leaving their current employer if the right job landed on their desk today, while a further 13% said they were already actively looking for a new role.”
“According to a survey by Stratum of more than 900 mining professionals, less than 24% of mining companies have programs in place that recognize the value of leadership development and provide career pathways for leadership roles. FQM is one of the mining companies that are actively pursuing such progressive corporate initiatives.”
“Many of the leaders I spoke to had family connections with mining, some going back more than one generation, and most confessed to a childhood interest in the great outdoors, leading to the study of geology at university. But it was …
“For those working on remote sites, work-life balance is a key factor,” confirms Will Coetzer, Managing Partner of Stratum International… Referring to Stratum’s FIFO: A Global Perspective report, Coetzer adds: “97% of our respondents told us…
Panel discussion hosted by Will Coetzer
Global Business Reports’ MACIG West Africa Edition | 21 NOVEMBER 2020 – London, UK Note: Stratum’s original article published in Global Business Reports’ MACIG West Africa Edition.
Stratum’s recent podcast interview with Resource Insider.