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    Data by Mine Size (short tons produced), 2001


      State Total 0 1 - 9,999 10,000 - 49,999 50,000 - 99,999 100,000 - 499,999 Over 500,000
    Number of Mines 327 123 47 48 37 59 13
    Surface 327 123 47 48 37 59 13
    Deep 209 87 17 31 27 38 9
    Percent of Total 100.00% 37.61% 14.37% 14.68% 11.31% 18.04% 3.98%
    Short tons produced 32,600,564 0 186,159 1,260,831 2,753,952 14,764,826 13,634,796
    Percent of Total 100.00% 0.00% 0.57% 3.87% 8.45% 45.29% 41.82%
    Number of Employees 5,261 100 283 601 655 2,142 1,480
    Percent of Total 100.00% 1.90% 5.38% 11.42% 12.45% 40.71% 28.13%
    Wages (thousands of dollars) 194,741 613 1309 7947 18192 87,622 79,059
    Percent of Total 100.00% 0.31% 0.67% 4.08% 9.34% 44.99% 40.60%
    Hours Worked 9,786,846 118,127 101,133 523,550 1,073,781 4,546,449 3,423,806
    Productivity (tons per hour) 3.33 0.00 1.84 2.41 2.56 3.25 3.98


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    Note:
  • Tables are a result of VCCER analysis. Totals may differ slightly from those listed elsewhere in this web site due to different data parameters and methods of obtaining information. Total average productivity is extrapolated by dividing total short tons produced by total hours at all mines producing coal.
  • "0" (Zero) production category represents licensed mines that produced no coal for the year.
  • Totals may not equal sum of components because of internal rounding.


  • Source:
  • Original data provided by Virginia DMME, Division of Mines, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA.

  • Published in:
  • "Virginia Coal, 1999," VCCER.
  • VA DMME
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