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.
call number/section: 622.02
subjects: mining engineering, vocational guidance, juvenile literature, logging, tree felling, drilling and boring machinery, loggers, vocational guidance