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Still Mining — Industry Growth in West Virginia Encouraging

May 29, 2012

Bluefield Daily Telegraph — A recent analysis of Workforce West Virginia figures by Ted Boettner with the West Virginia Center for Budget and Policy shows there were nearly 22,700 mining jobs in 2011, the Associated Press reported last week. That’s the highest number of mining jobs in the Mountain State since 1995. Read