Tag: mining

Looking for work in nickel-rich New Caledonia

By Jaleesa Simpson and Danielle Veivers New Caledonia in the Southwest Pacific may be thriving on its nickel industry; but even as potentially the world’s second largest producer of nickel it struggles to employ local people. Yearly nickel exports of

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Billionaire Andrew Forrest recommends changes to welfare.

Saskia Edwards. Edited for online by Joshua Bristow The Federal Government is being encouraged to remove welfare from teenagers if they are not in school, work or training in next week’s budget despite critics saying the move will force more

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Mental illness grows for mine workers: report

By Mariska Murphy A new study has found one-in-five miners suffer from mental illness, including depression and anxiety.

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