Interview with Ronald M. Gaudiano, June 28, 1989

Project: Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Ronald M. Gaudiano describes growing up in a coal mining family in Pennsylvania. He discusses his education and his early mining employment. Gaudiano worked for AMAX and then ARCH Minerals. He explains how AMAX ran their mines and what he learned about employee relations. Gaudiano mentions the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) and what both ARCH and AMAX have done to further miner safety and health. He talks about production, the changes in technology, and how he has promoted safety. Gaudiano alludes to the differences between union and non-union mines and what led ARCH to buy into Kentucky coal.

Interview Accession

1989oh209_app250

Interviewee Name

Ronald M. Gaudiano

Interviewer Name

Henry C. Mayer

Interview Date

1989-06-28

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Gaudiano, Ronald M. Interview by Henry C. Mayer. 28 Jun. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gaudiano, R.M. (1989, June 28). Interview by H. C. Mayer. Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gaudiano, Ronald M., interview by Henry C. Mayer. June 28, 1989, Appalachia: Coal Operators Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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