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    Production by Mining Method (Thousand Short Tons)


    Year Surface Mining Underground Mining Total
    Auger Strip Total Cont. Miner Longwall Other Total
    2008 249 7,884 8,133 13,018 3,019 0 16,037 24,170
    2007 197 8,685 8,882 13,675 2,348 0 16,023 24,905
    2006 716 9,827 10,543 14,457 4,429 0 18,886 29,429
    2005 355 10,073 10,428 13,915 2,594 0 16,509 26,937
    2004 405 9,617 10,022 15,322 5,142 0 20,464 30,486
    2003 312 9,961 10,273 115,417 5,755 0 21,172 31,445
    2002 417 8,432 8,849 17,556 5,341 0 22,897 31,746
    2001 526 9,407 9,933 15,885 6,782 0 22,667 32,600
    2000 1,782 7,859 9,633 17,825 5,752 0 23,577 33,210
    1999 530 8,629 9,159 17,843 5,192 60 23,095 32,254
    1998 385 7,657 8,042 19,238 6,359 363 25,960 34,002
    1997 406 8,495 8,900 21,096 6,801 91 27,989 36,889
    1996 308 9,294 9,602 22,133 4,913 134 27,180 36,782
    1995 205 8,704 8,909 21,002 5,936 71 27,008 35,917
    1994 332 9,039 9,371 21,271 7,317 846 29,435 38,805
    1993 464 9,079 9,543 23,124 7,247 177 30,548 40,091
    1992 320 7,852 8,173 24,549 9,322 518 34,389 42,562
    1991 321 7,767 8,087 25,023 8,303 922 34,249 42,336
    1990 157 7,488 7,646 27,339 9,998 1,518 38,854 46,500

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    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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