#7 - The mining industry...is it an innovation laggard?
By Ahmad Saleem, Steve Beresford
These days, innovation is all around us...a basic requirement in most industries. You either innovate, or you die. So what about the mining industry, often considered a laggard when it comes to technology and innovation. How will it innovate? We talk to Andrew Shook, who has held several technology and innovation roles in BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto. In his opinion, innovation can be explained by a single word...change.