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    Summary by County, 1999


      Total Buchanan Dickenson Lee Russell Tazewell Wise
    Production
    Production (short tons) 32,253,994 10,084,364 4,284,883 1,151,488 1,301,532 1,930,922 13,500,806
    Surface 9,159,420 1,292,656 1,540,388 219,207 461,823 0 5,645,347
    Underground 23,094,575 8,791,708 2,744,495 932,281 839,709 1,930,922 7,855,459
    Cont. Miner 17,842,939 3,599,591 2,684,977 932,281 839,709 1,930,922 7,855,459
    Longwall 5,192,117 5,192,117 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 59,519 0 59,519 0 0 0 0
    # Mines 361 140 55 20 14 26 106
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 5,456 1,589 833 363 204 372 2,095
    Surface 1,240 181 218 88 71 0 682
    Underground 4,216 1,408 615 275 133 372 1,413
    Worker Hours 9,001,417 2,616,159 1,456,852 497,644 386,041 578,337 3,466,384
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 165,138,087 52,878,207 27,404,693 8,626,620 8,223,107 9,809,022 58,196,438


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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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