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    Summary by County, 2002


      Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
    Production
    Production (short tons) 31,746,142 9,843,277 3,585,026 602,321 976,092 1,597,783 15,141,643
    Surface 8,848,811 1,531,578 716,794 180,136 370,597 291,119 5,758,587
    Underground 22,897,331 8,311,699 2,868,232 422,185 605,495 1,306,664 9,383,056
    Cont. Miner 17,556,727 2,971,095 2,868,231 422,185 605,496 1,306,664 9,383,056
    Longwall 5,340,604 5,340,604 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    # Mines 324 108 53 21 17 26 99
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 4,811 1,415 857 219 265 254 1,801
    Surface 1,879 428 302 92 146 68 843
    Underground 2,932 987 555 127 119 186 958
    Worker Hours 83,569,394 2,391,638 1,258,347 151,755 3,353,791 501,454 3,664,169
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 175,733,829 58,179,600 27,486,259 4,705,584 8,165,770 5,880,017 71,316,599


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    Note:
  • Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.


  • Source:
  • Virginia DMME, Division of Mines, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA.
  • Published in:
  • "Virginia Coal, 2000," VCCER.



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