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Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change

Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change

by Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

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Published by Dept. of Energy, Office of Education, Business and Labor Affairs : [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining -- United States -- Labor productivity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Oak Ridge Associated Universities ; preapared for the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Education, Business, and Labor Affairs ; U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Research and Development.
    SeriesDOE/IR-0056, DOE/IR -- 0056.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Education, Business, and Labor Affairs., United States. Employment and Training Administration. Office of Research and Development.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination208 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17649745M

    Without any regulation the coal mine will continue production until the marginal social benefit is zero, which happens at 16 tons of pollution. Refer to Table 1. Table 1 shows the marginal social benefit and the marginal social cost of various amounts of pollution from a coal mine. Mar 1, - Explore adadunn's board "Southern Illinois Coal Mines" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal mining, Southern illinois and Coal miners pins.

    An examination of individual mine data using MPI can deliver useful insights about the path towards higher productivity. A South American copper mine made significant capital expenditures to boost its production, and saw output rise percent per annum (Exhibit 3). However, while productivity has started to increase in the past four years. By providing the initial data to show low production levels, and then helping crews set and track methods to improve efficiency, we brought accountability to the mine. Results. By the end of , comparison data showed a gain of feet per continuous miner, per shift, over the year prior.

    mine. To maximize coal production, Pratt required its miners to blast away large chunks of coal from the face of the seam with explosives instead of the more archaic and less-efficient method of hand pick mining.7 This practice, of course, amplified the dangers of working in a gaseous mine because it only took one spark to set fire to even a smallFile Size: KB. A downward trend in British coal-mining productivity was reversed between the world wars. Declining productivity before was accompanied by wide regional differences, especially at the coalface. Scotland attained the best overall. productivity, while coalface productivity was highest in Durham and by:


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Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change by Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change. [Oak Ridge Associated Universities.; United States. Department of Energy. Office of Education, Business, and Labor Affairs.; United States. Employment and Training Administration. Office of. @article{osti_, title = {Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change.

[ to ]}, author = {Baker, J. and Stevenson, W. L.}, abstractNote = {Coal mine labor productivity (tons per miner-shift) has been falling yearly since The decline in labor productivity since has implications for the coal industry's labor demand, cost of production, and injuries and.

Coal mine labor productivity (tons per miner-shift) has been falling yearly since The decline in labor productivity since has implications for the coal industry's labor demand, cost of production, and injuries and could hinder the ability of the industry to meet the coal output goals of the National Energy Plan.

FACTORS AFFECTING COAL PRODUCTION AND USE and the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act (CM HSA)) affect methods and costs. Labor-managernent conflicts can Iimit coal availability and color customers’ perceptions of future reliability.

Transportation of coal is a problem in the East and will demand attention in the West. Report, Coal Production— —EIA, Coal Production, annual reports.

—EIA, Coal Industry Annual, annual reports. —EIA, Annual Coal Report, annual reports. —EIA, Form EIA-7A, "Coal Production Report," and U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Form"Quarterly.

Labor productivity in the mining industry has been declining rapidly around the world. In the US coal sector, for example, labor productivity declined by an average of % from to If we remove the Illinois Basin, the only area to see productivity improvements during this period, from our calculations, theFile Size: KB.

Determinants of Coal Mine Labor Productivity Change, Washington, D.C.: Department of Energy, “Employment and Labor Requirements in the Coal Energy Segment–Mining, Transportation and Power Plants,” with S.

Bell, Cyclical and secular determinants of productivity in the copper, aluminum, iron ore, and coal industries and technological change on mining labor productivity. It has been argued that new. Oak Ridge Associated Universities. Determinants of coal mine labor productivity change. US Department of Energy and US Department of Labor, report no.

DOE/IR/ Washington: US Government Printing Office, Cited by: 7. There are areas in the coal fields where the quantity of methane liberation currently liirits production from the mine as well as the productivity of men and machinery. All underground mines are ventilated with large fans, generally hp each, that provide large voluires of fresh air to dilute explosive gases or dust.

Prior tocoal mining was a leading industry in productivity growth: average deep mine labor productivity increased from tons per miner per shift in to tons per miner per shift.

OMS is generally used as a measure of productivity in the Indian coal industry. Despite OMS being appropriate for labor productivity, it may not reflect total r, “any change in OMS is not necessarily an outcome of a change in labor productivity alone, but the net result of the interplay of several other factors like capital investment and technological improvement.

"Labor productivity, costs, and mine survival during a recession," Resources Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pagesJune. Boyd, Gale A, " Factor Intensity and Site Geology as Determinants of Returns to Scalein Coal Mining," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol.

69(1), pagesFebruary. production and labor productivity. In this paper, I explore the micro-aspects of labor productivity change in the coal industry during World War II, using mine-level data compiled from official statistics and original documents of the Coal Control Association (Sekitan Toseikai).

The coal industry in this period was characterized by dynamicCited by: 1. An increase in productivity will decrease coal mine capital and operating costs, and each ton of increased productivity per man-day can be expected to save the nation approximately $7 billion ( dollars) in the price paid for coal over the next 10 years.

between productivity trends as they appear at the aggregate level and as they may be experienced at the firm level. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), as part of its regulatory effort, has collected this labor input and coal output information for every mine in the United States since (our.

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Downloadable (with restrictions). Chile and Peru produce almost 45% of world's mine copper output. This situation reflects their natural endowment and mining tradition, but is also the result of development processes undertaken over the last decades.

As a result, both countries multiplied its mine copper production in more than 3 times in the last 20 years. Using mine-level data and a standard labor productivity growth decom-position, I show that closing low-productivity mines (and shifting pro-duction to high-productivity mines) had little impact on industry labor productivity.

Second, changes in the scale of production at individual mines also had little impact on productivity. Another top. "Working in the Coal Mine" is a song with music and lyrics by the American musician and record producer Allen Toussaint.

It was an international hit for Lee Dorsey inand has been recorded by other musicians including Devo in "Working in Format: 7". Productivity performance measures 3 Open cut truck and shovel operations The characteristics of the benchmarked operations Mine outputs and inputs Truck and shovel operations — total productivity benchmarks Variation in productivity within mine categories Factors contributing to productivity differences.The primary aim of this article is to examine financial efficiency and work productivity, as well as their determinants, in selected Polish coal mines in – To achieve this goal, after introducing a justification for the choice of subject and the literature studies, the research methodology is presented, and research results are subsequently described and : Izabela Jonek-Kowalska.

Rising productivity, alongside exploration, is the principal means by which mining can combat resource depletion. Over the past one hundred and fifty years, the mining industry has been remarkably successful in growing its productivity. However, sincethere are signs of a slowdown.

Some aspects of this are clearly cyclical but there are increasing concerns that Cited by: 2.