Workforce Development Strategy

Posted on 1 April 2021

Mito has released the Mining and Quarrying Workforce Development Strategy 2021.

To future proof the success of New Zealand’s mining and quarrying workforce, this strategy provides a framework for the industry to plan its workforce development priorities over the next 5 - 10 years.

The strategy presents a set of goals that are aimed at creating a sustainable workforce that has the capabilities and skills required to meet current and future challenges.

The extractives sector includes mining, quarrying and tunneling, however, tunneling numbers have been excluded from this strategy due to the fluctuating nature of tunneling work. The strategy will however equally apply to tunneling operations, whose workers often move between tunneling and underground mining. Continue reading...