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    Summary by County, 1997


      Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise

    Production
    Production (short tons) 36,889,166 13,974,830 3,360,165 1,548,813 1,009,030 2,285,455 14,710,873
    Surface 8,900,340 998,230 1,253,026 251,449 241,440 0 6,156,195
    Underground 27,988,826 12,976,600 2,107,139 1,297,364 767,590 2,285,455 8,554,678
    Cont. Miner 21,096,026 6,166,596 2,044,045 1,297,364 767,590 2,284,614 8,535,817
    Longwall 6,801,286 6,801,286 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 91,514 8,718 63,094 0 0 841 18,861
    # Mines 356 143 43 23 15 35 97

    Employment
    Prod. Workers 6,534 2,250 735 433 250 506 2,360
    Surface 1,333 167 219 147 97 0 703
    Underground 5,201 2,083 516 286 153 506 1,657
    Worker Hours 11,491,823 4,379,436 1,199,979 556,642 337,333 721,439 4,296,994
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 206,296,424 86,743,015 22,942,267 10,238,939 7,107,070 12,506,034 66,759,099


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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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