Mining staff in statutory positions need to show they have the appropriate skills and knowledge to perform their duties. This page provides information on the competencies required for mineral mining statutory positions, including how to obtain certificates of competency and site senior executive notices issued by the Queensland Board of Examiners.
The Annual Coal Report (ACR) provides annual data on U.S. coal production, number of mines, productive capacity, recoverable reserves, employment, productivity, consumption, stocks, and prices. All data for 2017 and previous years are final. Highlights for 2017 U.S. coal production increased 6.4% year over year to 774.6 million short tons (MMst).