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Diane Jurgens

BHP to introduce automation across value chain

Diane Jurgens, BHP’s Chief Technology Officer, used her time on stage at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch SmartMine conference, in London, to highlight the company’s plan to introduce full or...

Australian mining sector sustains positive outlook

The Australian mining sector is sustaining its positive outlook with Newport Consulting’s Mining Business Outlook Report – now in its eighth year of release – revealing the dark days of the sector’s...

Automation won’t destroy jobs, but it will change them

The last few years have seen numerous studies pointing to a bleak future with technology-induced unemployment on the rise. For example, a pivotal 2013 study by researchers at the University of Oxford...