Technical skills alone are not enough to prove you’re the best in the mining industry. Have you tried tapping into your leadership potential? This could set you apart from the other, especially if you want to climb up the corporate ladder.
In this episode of “Dig Deep” The Mining Podcast, I talk to Nick Clarke, the Chief Executive Officer of Central Asia Metals, PLC. From mining engineering to management, Nick’s got the best of both worlds. Nick shares his journey in the early years as a mining engineer in South Africa earning his stripes before entering management where he explains how you can be successful in your career. He continues to elaborate on how to make a mine operation work and be profitable which he has successfully done a few times. He also talks about the fundamentals of operating a mine and what to look out for and not blame the external environments why you can’t succeed.
ABOUT THE HOST
Rob Tyson is an established recruiter in the mining and quarrying sector and decided to produce the “Dig Deep” The Mining Podcast to provide valuable and informative content around the mining industry. He has a passion and desire to promote the industry and the podcast aims to offer the mining community an insight to people’s experiences and careers covering any mining discipline, giving the listeners helpful advice and guidance on industry topics.
Rob is the Founder and Director of Mining International Ltd, a leading global recruitment and headhunting consultancy based in the UK specialising in all areas of mining across the globe from the first world to third world countries from Africa, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. We source, headhunt and discover new and top talent through a targeted approach and search methodology and have a proven track record in sourcing and positioning exceptional candidates into our clients’ organisation in any mining discipline or level. Mining International provides a transparent, informative and trusted consultancy service to our candidates and clients to help them develop their careers and business goals and objectives in this ever-changing marketplace.
ABOUT THE GUEST
Nick Clarke has a long career in the mining industry spanning over 40 years so has seen many success and failures, been through a few bust and boom mining markets and has experienced this in some very high-profile positions. Now he is the Chairman of Central Asia Metals who have operations in Central Asia and from his offices in Mayfair London.
He was also named as CEO of the year at the Mining Journal outstanding achievements awards back in 2013 and describes what this meant to him. He finishes by telling me what lies ahead and for the future of Central Asia Metals.
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