BUSINESS BEYOND COVID
NICK HOLLAND: Virus activates changes that should have been started years ago
The gold mining sector is finding common ground with its peers as well as the government, communities and unions
In the Business Beyond Covid series, CEOs and other business leaders and experts in their sectors look to the future after Covid-19. What effect has the pandemic and resulting lockdown had on their industries and the SA economy as a whole? Which parts will bounce back first and which will never be the same again? Most importantly, they try to answer the question: where to from here?
I have been reading a lot of late on how the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will fundamentally change the world of business. If you work primarily in an office environment, undoubtedly. But in the world of gold mining I don’t think that will necessarily be the case. We won’t suddenly reinvent our business model, and if any Covid-19 induced operational changes are to be formalised their implementation will be incremental...