Today being election day in the USA, we speculate on what different outcomes may mean for mining. Beware: this posting may offend. It is, however, pure bloggery: speculative and prevaricative. (more…)
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Want to earn more? Go into the military or mining in Colorado. That strange conclusion would appear to follow from this extract of a report on personal income gains since the forth quarter of 2007:
Of the 23 industries the Bureau of Economic Analysis tracks on a quarterly basis, mining had the strongest earnings growth nationally, at 5.4 percent. But because mining accounts for only about 1 million jobs in the United States, the industry contributed little to overall personal income growth.