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coalmining industry in the United States

William H. Miernyk

coalmining industry in the United States

by William H. Miernyk

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Published by International Institute for Labour Studies in Geneva .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Coal trade -- United States.,
    • Industrial relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesStrategic factors in industrial relations systems.
      StatementWilliam H. Miernyk.
      SeriesResearch series ;, no. 83, Research series (International Institute for Labour Studies) ;, no. 83.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9545 .M47 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination53, ix p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2328365M
      ISBN 109290144092
      LC Control Number86214593

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Coal mining employment in the United States totaled approximat workers inthe lowest level since the U.S. Energy Information Administration began collecting coal mining employment data in 2 Loss in coal mining jobs has been happening for decades.

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Immigrant miners exerted a powerful and pervasive influence upon life in coal mining towns and. From mine to mill, pier, and power plant, here is the illustrated history of the irrevocable relationship between coal mining and railroading in the United States.

Authors Brian Solomon and Patrick Yough examine how the American rail industry spurred the growth of coal-mining operations and how mining prodded new rail s: Coal mining - Coal mining - Coal transportation: There are several methods for moving prepared coal from the mine to the markets.

The cost of transport can be substantial and can account for a large fraction of the total cost to the consumer. Rail transportation is by far the most common mode of hauling coal over long distances. Roadbed and track requirements and large fixed investment in.

King Coal is a novel by Upton Sinclair that describes the poor working conditions in the coal mining industry in the western United States during the s, from the perspective of a single protagonist, Hal Warner. As in his earlier work, The Jungle, Sinclair uses the novel to express his socialist viewpoint.

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