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Report on an Enquiry into Conditions of Labour in the Coal ...

The three principal coal fields in India are in Jharia, Raniganj and the Central Provinces. The investigation was carried out in each of these coalfields, and between 60 and 70 mines were inspected. In the coalfields covered by the enquiry there were altogether 885 mines, in which over 263, 000 persons were employed. The annual output per man averages about 92 tons, compared with 122 tons in...

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FY 2020 Courses for MSHA and the Mining Industry

Welcome Welcome to the 2020 edition of Courses for MSHA and the Mining Industry. Our Nation's mines produce more material than ever before. Sophisticated machinery and …

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The economic effects of labor unions revisited | SpringerLink

Using a variety of statistical techniques, we conclude that labor unions have reduced U.S. output by significant amounts —trillions of dollars over time. Additionally, the employment- population ratio and the unemployment rate have been adversely affected by the presence of unions. From the very beginning, unionization materially lowered employment in the auto and steel industries, and union ...

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Labour and Women in Mining - Mines and Communities

Labour and Women in Mining Published by MAC on 2003-04-15 . Labour and Women in Mining. Background Paper by Mines, Minerals and People for the Indian Women and Mining seminar, Delhi April 2003Mining is a very patriarchal industry and the most hostile sector towards women.

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Linking Compensation and Health Surveillance Data Sets to ...

Occupational exposure to coal mine dust is associated with a broad spectrum of respiratory morbidity, including coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), lung function impairment, 1,2 and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 3 These together with other diseases are encompassed by the term coal mine dust lung disease (CMDLD). 4 Despite substantial progress in reducing CWP in coal miners ...

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CSEP sustainable mining attractiveness index: District ...

Apr 20, 2021· Abstract. This paper introduces the concept of a Sustainable Mining Attractiveness Index to evaluate the mining sustainability in the districts of the Indian state of Jharkhand. While the state has extensive resources of coal and major minerals, it is one of the most impoverished states in the country.

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World Bank Document

Abstract . Realizing the objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change will necessitate a timely transition of the global energy system out of coal, but evidence from Europe, China, and the United States shows that the coal transition can lead to massive job losses. This paper develops

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United Mine Workers of America | ArchivesSpace at GSU Library

Abstract: Herman Adkins (1918-1999) was an organizer and regional director in Tennessee and Georgia for United Mine Workers of America District 50, the UMWA's "national department" for industrial workers. Adkins was a board member during the period when District 50 was an independent unit within the UMWA (1961-1968). When District 50 became a separate entity, International Union of District 50 ...

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Morbidity and Mortality on Coal and Gold Mines for 1941.

Both coal and gold mines are worked in South Africa by native labour recruited for short periods [12 months or more, the exact period is not stated]. In the past, attention has been centred on health in gold mines, because of the incidence of silicosis and tuber culosis. Now figures are given to show that, among the natives, morbidity and mortality are higher on the coal mines than on the gold...

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Occupational Safety in China's Coal Mining Industry: The ...

Occupational Safety in China's Coal Mining Industry: The role of regulations, human resources and labor relations ABSTRACT This paper presents a theoretical framework of the industrial relations system in China's coal mining industry, combining the roles of management organizations, workers and trade unions, as well as government agencies.

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The Huaibei power plant and its implications for the ...

Jul 01, 2004· FFEs engaged in airports, ports, wharves, railroad, highways, power stations, coal mines, or water conservation works in Hainan Special Economic Zone with an operation term of 15 years or more, can get full exemption of income tax in the first five profit-earning years, and a 50% reduction in income tax for a further five years upon approval by ...

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Sisyphus in a coal mine: Responses to slave labor in Japan ...

Mar 15, 2006· Abstract. Part 1 of this note investigates the history of World War II slave labor in Japanese coal mines, as well as the many provisions of international and domestic law the practice violated. Part II surveys the factual backgrounds and results of recent Japanese slave-labor lawsuits. Part III shifts focus from Japan to the United States ...

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Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations: Vol. 25 ...

It is one of the first empirical attempts to investigate the relationship between human resource (HR) practices, labor relations, and occupational safety in China's coal mining industry over the past 60 years, based on the secondary data on coal mining accidents and case studies of two state-owned coal mines in a northern city in Anhui ...

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Elizabeth Holley - Mining Engineering

Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Mineral Exploration conference abstracts. *Young, M., Walton, G., Holley, E., 2019. What factors beyond those included in the existing Coal Mine Roof Rating (CMRR) could also be predictive of roof instability in underground coal mines?

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"The use of carbon dioxide for dislodging coal in mines ...

"The coal mining industry prior to 1940, was undoubtedly facing a period when operating economies and efficient utilization of labor, machines and modern practices were more necessary than ever before. With its markets definitely threatened by other sources of heat and power produced with a minimum of labor, "Coal" had to exert every effort to secure the lowest possible production cost and ...

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Pneumoconiosis Prevalence Among Working Coal Miners ...

Estimated participation rates for miners at mines at which at least one miner was examined were 34.4% for noncontract underground miners and 31.9% for surface miners. Reported by: MRL Pon, MPH, RA Roper, MS, Div of Health, Coal Mine Safety and Health, Mine Safety and Health Administration, US Dept of Labor. EL Petsonk, MD, ML Wang, MD, RM ...

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The effects of coal mining on health in Appalachia ...

EFFECTS OF MINING ON HEALTH 2! Abstract ... (US Department of Labor, 2012). The Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act, or the MINER Act, is the most recent law passed regarding mine safety in the United States. ... Coal mining processes, particularly surface mining practices, unearth a slew of toxic substances . EFFECTS OF MINING ON ...

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Gel Sealants for the Mitigation of Spontaneous Heatings in ...

1 Chemical engineer, Pittsaburgh Research Center, U.S. Bureau of Mines, Pittsburgh, PA 1 GEL SEALANTS FOR THE MITIGATION OF SPONTANEOUS HEATINGS IN COAL MINES By Yael Miron1 ABSTRACT Coal mines that undergo self-heat ings, and specifically mines that sustain both floor heave and self-heatings,

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The Impact of Economic Conditions on Participation in ...

Abstract We examine the impact of the coal boom of the 1970's and the coal bust of the 1980's on disability program participation. These shocks provide clear evidence that as the value of labor-market participation increases, disability program participation falls.

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abstract coal mines in laboure participation

Abstract This paper analyses ... employee participation schemes in coal mining and automotive assembly enterprises to reflect the changing labour relations processes ... Organized Labor and Restructuring: Coal Mines in the Czech ...

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Project Report on Workers' Participation in Management at ...

Jan 27, 2015· NATIONALIZATION OF COAL MINES Major event in the history of Indian coal industry during Fourth Plan Period (1969-74) was the nationalization of privately owned coal mines in two phases. In first phase, the management of coking coal mines was taken over by the Government of India on 17th Oct. 1971 and nationalization was effective from 5th ...

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Marshall Digital Scholar - ASA Annual Conference: COMMON ...

Historically, studies of Appalachia's company coal mining towns have interpreted residents' economic strategies through the lens of capitalism. These interpretations privilege the labor of men, namely miners, their labor conflicts, and barons of industry. Half of coal town residents were women and children, however. Examining coal towns as nodes in the web of capitalism subordinates non ...

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Mining closure, gender and employment reallocations: the ...

2014). In many parts of the coal elds, coal mining was also an important source of manual, well-paid, jobs. For instance, at its peak of production in 1952, UK coal mines produced more than 200 million tonnes, accounting for 90% of the total of the UK's primary energy consumption,4 and employed more than 700,000 miners, mostly men.5

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Coal mine dust lung disease in the modern era

Abstract. Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), as part of the spectrum of coal mine dust lung disease (CMDLD), is a preventable but incurable lung disease that can be complicated by respiratory failure and death. Recent increases in coal production from the financial incentive of economic growth lead to higher respirable coal and quartz dust ...

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The European coal curse | SpringerLink

Mar 04, 2021· Coal-mining was, and to an extent still is, a labor-intensive industry. Even when compared with oil and other manufacturing sectors. Coal-mining employed huge numbers of workers and its costs were largely composed of wages. Footnote 14 Further, it was mechanized relatively late: in 1913 in the UK less than 10% of coal was cut by machine. In ...

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2016 Coal Report - IN.gov

Hoosier Coal Mining The Indiana Department of Labor and the Indiana Bureau of Mines and Mine Safety, along with our partners at MSHA and every Hoosier mine operator, are dedicated to reducing and eliminating workplace hazards in the underground coal mines. In 2016, there were about 30 percent fewer reportable accidents than in 2015.

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Progression of coal workers' pneumoconiosis absent further ...

Objectives The natural history of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) after cessation of exposure remains poorly understood. Methods We characterised the development of and progression to radiographic progressive massive fibrosis (PMF) among former US coal miners who applied for US federal benefits at least two times between 1 January 2000 and 31 December 2013.

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Women,'Labour'and'Technology'in'Coal'Mines:'A'Case'Study ...

To understand the Patterns of work and position of women in the Coal Mines in context of macroeconomics, to locate women labour in the industrial economy and the question of the well-being of a majority of the labouring people in the country. 3. To explore ways in which patriarchy embedded coal mining industry relegates

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Occupational Safety in China's Coal Mining Industry: The ...

Nov 19, 2019· This chapter presents a theoretical framework of the industrial relations (IR) system in China's coal mining industry, combining the roles of management organizations, workers, and trade unions, as well as government agencies. It is one of the first empirical attempts to investigate the relationship between human resource (HR) practices, labor relations, and occupational safety in …

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Satyagraha prisoners on Natal's coal mines Kalpana Hiralal ...

employers. On the coal mines in the Natal Midlands there were numerous reports by Indian passive resisters and prisoners of ill‐treatment and physical abuse by mine officials and policemen. For example, at the Durban Navigation Colliery at Dannhauser, an Indian mine labourer, Appana, accused David Jenkins, a miner, of 1.

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Mining closure, gender and employment reallocations: the ...

This paper examines the heterogenous effect of mining shocks on local employment, by gender. Using the closure of coal mines in UK starting in mid 1980s, we find evidence of substitution of male for workers in the manufacturing sector. Mine closures increase number of male manufacturing workers but decrease, in absolute and relative terms, number of manufacturing workers.

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Proudly women miners - ARM

Proudly Miners promotes the empowerment and participation of women in the mining sector through the creation of an association of women miners "Association of Enterprising Mining Women (ASOAMME) that also allows women to mobilize to achieve more responsible, egalitarian mining and equitable.. The association is expected to be the voice of women miners, to make their role in the sector ...