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Indonesia Pushes Mining Industry to Boost Local Hiring

Mineral-rich Indonesia is trying to create more jobs in its huge mining sector. Jakarta wants more of the work of turning raw ore into finished metal to be done inside the country, so it is limiting exports of unprocessed ore. The idea is to encourage local construction of smelters and create jobs for Indonesians. Indonesia is one of the world's largest producers of the ores that yield gold, nickel, copper and tin.   Ships loaded with raw materials go to other nations for the...

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