Moulding propellers in the ground by Mohammed Akhlas Uddin (11 images)

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These men put their lives at risk every day as they hand-make huge propellers using bow torches and furnaces reaching extreme temperatures without any protective clothing. The brave workers use a raging under ground furnace to melt down the nickel, before pouring it into a mould dug in to the ground and leaving it to set.

But the men risk their lives each day, with some not even wearing shoes as they work close to the boiling metal. Photographer Akhlas Uddin captured the shocking...
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