TITLE

Mining

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Career Guide to Industries;2006/2007, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the importance of mining industry to the economic development of the U.S. Products of the mining industry are used as inputs for consumer goods, processes, and services provided by all other industries, including agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, utilities, communication, and construction. Some mines operate 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
ACCESSION #
23274838

 

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