|Want a Job? Try Mining in Australia|
|Subject||scarcity of mining labor causes shortfall in commodities production|
|Topic||Supply and Demand; Labor Markets|
mining, commodities, labor shortage, salary, cost
Would you want to work in an industry that requires specialized skills; demands long, sometimes, dangerous hours; requires you to work at remote, often deserted locations, and that suffers from uncertain effects from business cycles? Well, mining companies have jobs for you!
|Source||“Patrick Barta. “Lack of Qualified Workers Strains Mining Companies.” The Wall Street Journal. 18 August 2005. A1+. http://www.wsj.com|
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