Working in the mining industry is tough, and being at the top is even harder. CEOs in mining have their work cut out for them. Environmentalists lobbying against them, cyclical downturns, the extremely risky nature of the business, and more are all the thorns in the side of a typical mining CEO.

The Best & Brightest CEOs in Mining

CEOs in mining

H/T Cliff Kule, Visual Capitalist 

Infographic source: Mine Staffing International