Jobs for Rebuilding America: A Career in Mining and Logging, 1st Edition

  • Jeanne Nagle
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508180016
  • ISBN-13: 9781508180012
  • DDC: 622.023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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From the deepest underground mines to vast northwest forests, North America is still a land of opportunity when it comes to jobs in resource extraction. Miners and loggers are the hands-on workers in two industries that provide us with raw materials for products and many household and daily necessities. This book highlights these physically demanding but potentially lucrative occupations, and gives young readers detailed guidance on how to break into them. It also provides tips on safety and health, advancement, and many other aspects of these vital economic sectors.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Mining Industry.
2: Skilled Mining Jobs.
3: Manual Laborers and Helpers.
4: The Logging Industry.
5: Climb and Cut.
6: Move, Measure, and Mark.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Tips.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.