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    Summary of Dickenson County


      2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
    Production
    Production (short tons) 4,433,916 4,568,941 3,585,026 3,768,236 4,096,947 4,284,883 3,675,105 3,360,165 2,873,504 2,816,862 4,459,504 6,117,093 6,986,663 6,283,749 6,773,309
    Surface 535,500 760,969 716,794 723,814 810,997 1,540,388 1,118,450 1,253,026 1,318,894 1,241,516 2,008,054 2,228,657 2,384,980 1,456,108 1,127,569
    Underground 3,898,416 3,808,244 2,868,232 3,044,442 3,285,950 2,744,495 2,556,655 2,107,139 1,554,610 1,575,346 2,451,450 3,888,436 4,601,683 4,827,641 5,645,740
    Cont. Miner 3,898,416 3,808,244 2,868,232 3,044,422 3,285,950 2,684,977 2,495,771 2,044,045 1,488,236 1,464,493 1,690,719 3,139,114 3,597,073 3,635,942 4,086,913
    Longwall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74,170 760,731 742,702 766,227 828,005 1,098,332
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 59,519 60,884 63,094 66,374 36,683 0 6,620 238,383 363,694 460,495
    # Mines 48 50 53 55 62 55 46 43 38 51 63 66 89 90 99
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 757 825 857 799 846 833 783 735 532 694 1,085 1,401 1,737 1,698 4,541
    Surface 232 246 302 268 178 218 216 219 199 291 429 361 436 374 211
    Underground 525 579 555 531 668 615 567 516 333 403 656 1,040 1,301 1,324 4,330
    Worker Hours 1,493,870 1,460,969 1,258,347 1,526,098 1,483,525 1,456,852 1,334,982 1,199,979 898,582 945,268 1,647,431 2,411,092 2,854,641 2,738,388 8,007,013
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 32,676,901 30,960,326 27,486,259 29,765,179 30,154,521 27,404,693 26,210,820 22,942,267 17,103,520 16,784,367 28,703,147 42,468,144 48,941,036 43,704,986 124,740,335


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    Notes:
  • "Other" underground mine production may include continuous miner, longwall, or other mining methods.
  • Productivity is in tons per worker hour. Figures rounded (Calculated by VCCER).
  • Note on production wages, 1994: Wages for 19 mines producing 1,001,661 tons were unavailable, and have not been included in these totals.
  • While calculating total number of mines in 1993, mines changing ownership at mid-year have been counted as a single mine.
  • "Producing Mines" includes all mines reporting production greater than zero.
  • N/A refers to data unavailable from referenced sources at time of last update.


  • Source:
  • Virginia DMME, Division of Mines, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA.


  • Published in:
  • Virginia Coal, 2001 and its previous publications, VCCER.



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