“Growing A Global Mining Company – the MMG ‘We Mine For Progress’ Story”

Michelle Greenhalgh, General Manager Human Resources, MMG provided the Keynote Presentation, “Growing A Global Mining Company – the MMG ‘We Mine For Progress’ Story” at the HR Leaders Resources Summit. During this presentation, Michelle shared the challenges and strategies MMG is adopting to meet its vision, “To build the world’s most respected, diversified base metals company”. Michelle spoke on MMG’s business model principals, including growth, operations transformation, people & organisation and reputation.


Michelle Greenhalgh, General Manager Human Resources, MMG claims aspirations to be the key driving factor leading MMG’s success.


“If you’re going to be in it, influence it.” Michelle Greenhalgh, General Manager Human Resources, MMG.

MMG Limited is a mid-tier global resources company that explores, develops and mines base metal deposits around the world.   As an Australian operated business, MMG is headquartered in Melbourne, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and majority owned by China Minmetals. MMG operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals projects across Australia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Laos and Peru. It also has significant exploration projects and partnerships across Australia, Africa and the Americas. MMG’s objective is to be valued as one of the world’s top mid-tier miners by 2020. This is a significant ambition given that MMG was founded only 6 years ago in 2009. MMG has high standards and the HR /People support function plays a critical role in providing solid HR foundations for growth.

Michelle GMichelle Greenhalgh has over 25 years’ experience in HR, including 20 years in the mining industry. She is a registered psychologist, holds a Master of HRM (Hons) and is a graduate of the AICD. In her GM HR role with MMG, Michelle’s focus is on supporting MMG’s vision To build the world’s most respected diversified base metals company” through capable people, a unique culture for progress, and HR practices to support significant global growth.