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    Data by Mine Size (short tons produced), 1995


      State Total 0 1 - 9,999 10,000 - 49,999 50,000 - 99,999 100,000 - 499,999 Over 500,000
    Number of Mines 373 129 54 47 54 79 10
    Surface 85 27 17 9 7 21 4
    Deep 288 102 37 38 47 58 6
    Percent of Total 100.0 34.6 14.5 12.6 14.5 21.2 2.7
    Short tons produced 35,917,213 0 169,312 1,267,286 3,923,766 18,610,497 11,946,352
    Percent of Total 100.0 0.0 0.5 3.5 10.9 51.8 33.3
    Number of Employees 6,975 107 446 635 1,173 3,016 1,598
    Percent of Total 100.0 1.5 6.4 9.1 16.8 43.2 22.9
    Wages (thousands of dollars) 220,288 679 1,429 7,932 27,051 105,426 77,771
    Percent for Total 100.0 0.3 0.6 3.6 12.3 47.9 35.3
    Hours Worked 12,132,597 53,147 115,097 601,695 1,793,822 6,005,891 3,562,945
    Productivity(tons per hour) 2.96 0.00 1.47 2.11 2.19 3.10 3.35


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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 pro ducing 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, V irginia, USA.

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