West Texas is experiencing an oil and gas drilling boom—this latest rush is attributed to techniques like horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracking.
We've previously discussed various ways in which technological innovation is reaching across all sectors of industry. Buckminster Fuller once said, "You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
Trying to decide a future career path can be a difficult one. You may not be geared for the office setting, but instead, love being outdoors and working with your hands. The mining industry has had some life breathed into it from a recent relaxation of policy regulating this industry. Approached appropriately, a career in mining, particularly Mining or Geological Engineering, could be a profitable and rewarding career.
It seems the construction industry has sauntered along for decades with the basic concepts remaining intact for erecting homes, commercial, or industrial buildings.
Many people get frustrated quickly when gas prices go up. It means higher expenses at the pump whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, and rising gas prices often lead to rising prices in other commodities as well.
You need an operations manager who is able to strongly benefit your company--one who has the necessary traits in order to help ensure success for your operations.
As an operations manager, building and honing your leadership skills is a critical part of your job responsibilities. The better your leadership skills, the better the workers under your command will respond to you–and the better the working environment you will create.
A company is as strong as its employees. Leadership is important, but a committed, talented team is what truly leads to success. If you, as the employer, have to spend all your time managing turnover and correcting employee mistakes, you won't have the resources to take your company where you want it to go.
Finding the right candidate for available positions at your mining or construction company is an ongoing challenge.