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    Summary by County, 1998


      Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
    Production
    Production (short tons) 34,001,910 12,088,985 3,675,105 1,310,632 1,243,296 2,081,917 13,601,975
    Surface 8,041,872 1,084,094 1,118,450 183,525 425,288 0 5,230,515
    Underground 25,960,038 11,004,891 2,556,655 1,127,107 818,008 2,081,917 8,371,460
    Cont. Miner 19,237,513 4,613,092 2,495,771 1,115,831 818,008 2,081,917 8,112,894
    Longwall 6,359,061 6,359,061 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 363,494 32,738 60,884 11276 0 0 258,566
    # Mines 352 134 46 19 13 34 106
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 5,802 1,901 783 350 219 413 2,136
    Surface 1,235 149 216 55 56 0 759
    Underground 4,567 1,752 567 295 163 413 1,377
    Worker Hours 10,506,272 3,467,075 1,334,982 538,710 393,287 674,224 4,097,994
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 190,956,566 70,199,424 26,210,820 10,110,934 8,788,859 12,663,980 63,012,549


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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, 1999," VCCER.



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