BHP Billiton (BHP) is flying workers to a mine in Queensland from 500 miles away, as Rio...

|About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|By:, SA News Editor

BHP Billiton (BHP) is flying workers to a mine in Queensland from 500 miles away, as Rio Tinto (RIO) can't find enough hands for its iron ore operations. "There just aren't enough people," says a Rio Tinto executive as booming commodity markets lead to a severe shortage of labor.