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The Women at the Top - The New York Review of Books

The Women at the Top - The New York Review of Books | My career in mining | Scoop.it
The New York Review of Books The Women at the Top The New York Review of Books In just the past two or three decades, women in more than token numbers have taken their place alongside men at the upper levels of government, the professions, and...
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Working as a women in the professional mining industry is something that I am always proud about, not only for myself but for the many women that I work with in operational roles. It is sometimes a daunting experience coming to the "boys" territory to commit to something that you love and want to succeed at - and those that work day in day out in these roles are a testament to their commitment to their careers, their professionalism and the love for their jobs. Also, International Women's Day upcoming 8th March and the many different commitee's in mining designated to women in the industry are other avenues that keep us ladies networking!

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Truck Driver Confirms Underground City Beneath US. 2013

Interview with a truck driver who is entering an underground city and roadway system that stretches for thouslands of miles benieth the U.S. The driver says ...
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Driving around underground is one the favourite parts of my job. Experiencing this whole other world just below the surface is unbelievable... its something that I hope I never get sick of.

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The life on a mining village in Western Australia

After working 9 months in different mining sites around Western Australia, I decided to make this little video after realizing that unless you've been there,...
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Living in the camps is a big part of the FIFO lifestyle. One thing that I do manage on a daily basis is not only providing the health & safety support for the guys on their rostered shifts, but also managing any personal issues that arise, helping them adjust to living the different lifestyle and managing the fatigue and alcohol consumption in camp - which ultimately comes back to providing fit for work! There are many ups and downs living the FIFO life - and something that most definitely has the potential to affect the health and safety of other workers if issues are not managed correctly.

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