Spotlight on millennial workforce

They are demanding, they will transform the bottom lines of mining companies in future, and they should be central to the business planning of every company in the sector. They are not investors, nor metal consumers. They are millennials, and the Future of Mining Sydney conference heard they will need special attention from miners in the years ahead

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Are miners paying attention to the needs of millennial leaders?

An industry that already has challenges attracting and retaining half the available workforce pool - in the form of women - mining now has its work cut out to sell itself to millennials, who make up 27.9% of the current population in Australia and a hefty 37% of the workforce (and growing).

"The next largest group is the baby boomers at 24.1% and then Generation X at 21.3% [of the wo...