How Fortescue Metals became the second ASX company in Australia’s history to have a board dominated by women

Originally published by Women’s Agenda – November 2016. A few years ago Fortescue Metals Group was the last ASX50 company to have an all-male board. Less than three years on, it will become only the second ASX-listed company to have a board dominated by women.   Fortescue’s chairman and founder, Andrew Forrest, was unwilling to […]

The men who can change the Australian mining industry

A small milestone to report this week – albeit one that has been 30 years in the making. Way back in the days when he was still learning the microscopic characteristics of plagioclase feldspar during mineralogy labs at the Royal School of Mines (RSM) in London in 1984, your scribe was elected to what is […]

The men who can change the Australian mining industry THIS week, Allan Trench lists the names of those chairmen who can revolutionise the gender balance of minerals boards. MiningNews.Net 26 Apr 2016 A small milestone to report this week – albeit one that has been 30 years in the making. Way back in the days […]