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The Mechanization of Mining.
Sci Am 1982 Sep; 247(3):90-102
Today more than 80 percent of the mineral needs of the U.S. economy are met by only 1 percent of the labor force. This paper examines the mechanization of mining in terms of its effect on the mining of coal.
Issue of Publication
Sci. Am., V. 247, No. 3, September 1982, PP. 90-102
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