Exploring the Current State of Mining: Insights & Discussion

Exploring the Current State of Mining: Insights & Discussion

What factors are shaping the current landscape of the mining, construction, and resources sectors? In this Mining Now episode, filmed at our facility in Perth WA, our CEO Sam Hyder, leads an engaging discussion with Mining Now host, Jerrod Downey. Their conversation delves deeply into the prevailing dynamics and significant trends in these industries.

Covering a wide array of critical topics, the conversation spans the potential downturn in mining, strategic infrastructure investments in the US and Canada, and the anticipated growth in lithium demand. The conversation extends beyond traditional boundaries, exploring the far-reaching impact of AI and 3D printing across multiple industries.


Offering a global perspective, you’ll gather valuable insights into the reported population decline in China and its implications for the Australian mining industry. Sam and Jerrod discuss the shared ground across mining, agriculture, and construction, and highlight the pivotal role of information sharing in fostering collaboration and progress within these dynamic sectors.


The duo explore incremental gains and the pursuit of constant improvement, emphasising the significance of effective communication. The discussion concludes with a spotlight on Geographe's recent innovation, the Lightweight Tray Sling Pins for CAT 793F haul trucks, showcasing their commitment to providing incremental gains for customers.



In the media conversations segment, Sam and Jerrod reflect on the demanding schedule of industry tours and their experiences at the IMARC conference, discussing industry trends and insights from interactions with companies like Veracio and Minalyze. Jerrod also shares insights into what makes great content, focusing on authenticity and core competencies.


The conversation concludes around the Crownsmen’s unique approach, centred on thoughtful planning, making guests comfortable, and prioritising individuals featured, rather than seeking influencer status.


Join Sam and Jerrod for an insightful and engaging exploration of the current landscape in the mining industry. This episode is also available to listen to on Spotify: 




Sam Hyder, Geographe Chief Executive Officer 

Company LinkedIn: Geographe


Mining NOW is a joint mining podcast and web series produced by CIM/ICM and Crownsmen Partners. Join them to learn about the latest innovations in operating mines to increase energy efficiency and production. They look into modern mining and processing equipment including autonomous vehicles and IOT technology. Experts tackle everything from skilled labour shortages to team building, to meet evolving safety regulations. This is the mining of today that will shape the mines of tomorrow.


Website: Crownsmen Partners | LinkedIn: Mining NOW

The Team Hosted by: Jerrod Downey

Crownsmen’s Executive Producer:  Rory Bamford


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