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June, 1987, Vol. 110, No. 6
The mining machinery industry:
labor productivity trends, 1972-84
The average annual rate of productivity growth in this industry was substantially below that for all manufacturing; the industry has felt the effects of falling coal prices and fuel shortage over the past 10 to 15 years.
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