New Report Examines Work-Force Trends in Energy, Mining


Emerging Work force Trends in the U.S. Energy and Mining Industries: A Call to Action, a new report from the National Research Council, examines work-force issues for energy and mining businesses and proposes approaches to address crucial and emerging needs to ensure a skilled and sufficiently sized work force in the future.


Advance copies will be available to reporters only starting at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 20. The report is embargoed and not for public release before 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, March 21. To obtain an embargoed copy, contact the National Academies' Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail More information about the project can be found at