More diversity wanted in training

OK Tedi Mining is looking to increase female participation in its training programs after a plea by managing director Peter Graham during a graduation ceremony last month.

  • Staff Reporter
  • 10 December 2018
  • 11:29
  • News
More diversity wanted in training OTML’s 2018 Traineeship Graduates. Courtesy OTML.

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He said the company would like to see greater diversity in its workforce and hopes to have 50% of the 2019 program intake of trainees to be women. 
The program takes in about 160 people every year.
"While we currently have some very talented female employees across a range functions… females are under-represented and we are missing this talent," he said.
"(And) of the 36 apprentices who are graduating today, only two are female."
A total of 39 people received their credentials - 36 apprentices and three Preferred Area Recruits - during the ceremony.


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