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    Summary of Lee County


      2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
    Production
    Production (short tons) 755,942 848,020 602,321 787,348 1,638,397 1,151,488 1,310,632 1,548,813 2,090,701 2,055,098 2,746,619 2,797,708 3,138,769 2,025,643 2,947,850
    Surface 326,486 205,759 180,136 101,819 31,389 219,207 183,525 251,449 559,592 442,532 704,609 197,103 283,018 314,512 385,331
    Underground 429,456 642,261 422,185 685,529 1,007,008 932,281 1,127,107 1,297,364 1,531,109 1,612,566 2,042,010 2,600,605 2,855,751 1,711,131 2,562,519
    Cont. Miner 429,456 642,261 422,185 685,529 1,007,008 932,281 1,115,831 1,297,364 1,531,109 1,598,539 1,406,901 1,841,588 1,900,414 1,311,622 1,473,769
    Longwall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 619,315 759,017 955,337 399,509 1,088,750
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 11276 0 0 14,027 15,794 0 0 0 0
    # Mines 23 14 21 18 21 20 19 23 19 27 30 28 25 28 34
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 155 146 219 219 255 363 350 433 465 643 600 640 568 683 616
    Surface 69 57 92 52 15 88 55 147 107 55 142 79 61 129 93
    Underground 86 89 127 167 240 275 295 286 358 588 458 561 507 554 523
    Worker Hours 294,220 283,604 151,755 342,900 401,882 497,644 538,710 556,642 828,067 1,003,338 1,017,804 1,064,358 1,074,582 1,101,716 1,060,030
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 5,746,287 7,662,973 4,705,584 5,864,157 6,531,231 8,626,620 10,110,934 10,238,939 12,049,415 15,052,205 15,042,975 1,665,287 19,668,969 17,618,440 17,675,784


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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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