Bronze / 2016 / Book / Documentary

The sulphur miners

  • Prize
    Bronze in Book Proposal (Series Only)/Documentary
  • Photographer
    Leung Sai Kit

The sulphur miners in Ijen volcano of Indonesia is one of the hardest job in the world. Without any machine assistance, the miners have to lift 70- 80KG of sulphur stones and walk for about 10 km a day. Surrounding from toxic gas and tough working environment, many of them are suffered from permanent damage of the lung and backbone, in exchange of the salary of about USD 13 per day.

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