University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Ecology and Natural Resources Collection

Page View

Bureau of Mines / Minerals yearbook: Metals, minerals, and fuels 1972
Year 1972, Volume 1 (1972)

Morning, John L.
Technologic trends in the mineral industries (metals and nonmetals except fuels),   pp. 61-82 PDF (1.8 MB)


Page 82

 82 MINERALS YEARBOOK, 1972 
Table 17.—U.S. consumption of explosives 
(Thousand pounds) 
 CoalYear mining 
Metal 
mining 
Quarrying 
and nonmetal 
mining 
Total Total 
mineral Other industrial 
industry 
 1968  684,166 403,444 397,998 1,485,608 462,129 1,947,737 
 1969  820,114 470,791 438,789 1,729,694 496,783 2,226,477 
 1970  962,331 479,508 455,424 1,897,263 496,228 2,393,491 
 1971  1,071,305 457,286 489,572 2,018,163 535,851 2,554,014 
 197L  1,212,585 430,686 493,677 2,136,948 532,841 2,669,789 


Go up to Top of Page