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Mine The Gap: More Women Embrace Mining

Wall Street Journal Article

By Rachel Pannett

Politicians, investors and organizations like the United Nations have been nudging companies toward greater gender diversity. Since 2012, big companies in Australia have been required by law to provide annual updates on how many women they employ and their pay.

An upbeat article on the contribution women are making in the Pilbara region. From the article: “With more women in the workforce, mines perform better and with fewer injuries, said Mike Henry, president of BHP’s Australian operations. The company’s 10 most-diverse mines outperformed other sites by about 15% over the past three years in output and meeting maintenance schedules, he said