U.S. mining metals and materials produced $1.8 trillion in products in 2007

A study commissioned by the National Mining Association has found that the U.S. mining industry generated more than 376,000 high-paying jobs, generating an average salary $59,000 a year in 2007.

Author: Dorothy Kosich
Posted:  Friday , 06 Feb 2009


A report distributed by the National Mining Association Thursday found that U.S. mining transformed metals and minerals into $98.4 billion of finished mineral, metal and fuel resources, which were used to produced $1.8 trillion of value-added products in 2007….more at MineWeb