Daniel Young

Coal Miner

Miner Monday - Daniel Young


What type of Miner are you?

Where are you currently mining?
Buchanan county VA

How long have you been mining?
2 year

What do you find most rewarding about your job as a miner?
It feels good to know you worked hard for the payday that you get.

What are some of the challenges you face regularly in your work, and how do you address them?
Long hours with little sleep.I keep my family on my mind, I’m doing this for them.

Are there any particular skills or qualifications that are essential for someone interested in becoming a miner?
You must have good work ethic and a love for it. It’s not an easy job.

How do you see the future of mining evolving, and what opportunities or challenges do you anticipate?
I’m hoping mining will always be around, it’s what I’m the best at.

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