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    Summary by County, 1996


      Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise

    Production
    Production (short tons) 36,782,065 14,701,024 2,873,504 2,090,701 1,174,959 2,442,678 13,499,199
    Surface 9,602,120 1,417,257 1,318,894 559,592 443,032 0 5,863,345
    Underground 27,179,945 13,283,766 1,554,610 1,531,109 731,928 2,442,678 7,635,854
    Cont. Miner 22,133,100 8,328,639 1,488,236 1,531,109 731,928 2,442,678 7,610,510
    Longwall 4,912,674 4,887,330 0 0 0 0 25,344
    Other 134,171 67,797 66,374 0 0 0 0
    # Mines 330 126 38 19 18 33 95

    Employment
    Prod. Workers 6,093 2,394 532 465 207 481 2,014
    Surface 1,141 193 199 107 66 1 575
    Underground 4,952 2,201 333 358 141 480 1,439
    Worker Hours 11,543,486 4,814,629 898,582 828,067 349,036 822,552 3,830,620
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 204,702,251 91,482,312 17,103,520 12,049,415 7,006,635 14,004,816 63,055,553


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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, 1998," VCCER.



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