December 2022
Volume 74    Issue 281

Emerging workforce presents challenges and opportunities

Mining Engineering , 2022, Vol. 74, No. 281, pp. 25-25
Gleason, William


As the Baby Boomer generation continues to leave the mining and mineral processing industries and enter into retirement, the industries are faced with multiple challenges moving forward. The obvious are how to replace not just the person, but also their institutional knowledge. The more subtle question is how to adapt the industries to become an attractive career choice for the emerging workforce, and one they will join and stay with for years to come. 

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