Mining brain drain as workers seek greener pastures
21 January 2023 | 10:10 am
The mining industry is struggling to find staff as skilled workers prioritize jobs in sustainability focused sectors such as clean energy.
Nigeria has refused to enter into a mining deal with Tesla, a top American electronic car manufacturer, battery energy storage, Solar panels, and solar roof tiles. The deal was expected to see Tesla, Inc. mine lithium in Nigeria for its production.
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Despite the risks and potential for exploitation, Middle Eastern countries continue to attract hundreds of thousands of Nepali migrant labor every year. Last year alone, over 620,000 Nepali workers moved to the region. That's because these jobs often offer higher pay than jobs in Nepal.
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