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National Miners Day: December 6, 2022

Press Release Number CB22-SFS.164

“The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) helps to reduce deaths, injuries, and illnesses in the nation's mines with a variety of activities and programs. The Agency develops and enforces safety and health rules for all U.S. mines, and provides technical, educational and other types of assistance to mine operators. MSHA works cooperatively with industry, labor, and other federal and state agencies to improve safety and health conditions for all miners in the United States.”

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From the U.S. Census Bureau, Quarterly Financial Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Mining, Wholesale Trade, and Selected Service Industries, September 7, 2022:   

Mining Corporations

“Second quarter 2022 unadjusted after-tax profits for mining corporations with assets of $50 million and over totaled $45.8 billion, up $47.4 (±0.0) billion from the after-tax losses of $1.7 billion recorded in the second quarter of 2021, and up $30.4 (±0.0) billion from the after-tax profits of $15.4 billion recorded in the first quarter of 2022.

“Unadjusted sales for the second quarter of 2022 totaled $146.9 billion, up $68.5 (±0.3) billion from the $78.4 billion recorded in the second quarter of 2021, and up $27.7 (±0.2) billion from first quarter 2022 sales of $119.1 billion.”

Note: The Third Quarter 2022 Quarterly Financial Report for Manufacturing, Mining, Trade, and Selected Service Industries is scheduled for release on December 7, 2022.

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Source: 2017 Economic Census.

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