acQuire’s Managing Director, Alison Atkins, reflects on highlights and changes in GIM in the mining industry over the last 20 years.
She discusses current risks for the mining and metals industry as outlined in a recent Ernst and Young Report and gives her insights on industry trends such as automation, connectivity, and cloud technologies.
Alison also discusses new initiatives developed by acQuire this year and the company’s outlook for the future.
Here are some key take-outs:
“With every down turn, one of the big risks is the loss of people.” – Alison
“One of the big differentiators within acQuire, is that we spend a lot of time recruiting the right people. We have a very good retention rate.”
“By retaining IP, we’re still innovating, we’re still creating and we’re ready for the turnaround in the industry…which we’re starting to see in some geographical locations.” – Alison
New trends and initiatives
“We have a fantastic client base. For us, establishing strong relationships with individuals and organisations is critical to our success.” – Alison
“We’re passionate about what we do and we’re passionate about growth” – Alison
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