The Coal Resources of Nova Scotia and their Future

The curve of coal production in Nova Scotia over the past forty years shows a definite maximum reached in 1913. Continued production to this maximum will require a greater tonnage per man-day, and this means there cannot be any increase in total man power used in the operations. There are still large reserves of coal but much of it will require washing or beneficiating to make a usable product .
Keywords: Coal, coal seams, Joggins, Nova Scotia, Sydney Area, Cost, Costs, Development, Developments, mining, Nova Scotia, Operation, Production
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