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    Summary of Russell County


      2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
    Production
    Production (short tons) 783,686 879,299 976,092 1,238,283 1,091,045 1,301,532 1,243,296 1,009,030 1,174,959 1,505,289 1,218,342 1,305,355 744,364 898,515 708,460
    Surface 314,940 466,116 370,597 101,819 460,924 461,823 425,288 241,440 443,032 807,604 571,763 809,897 350,977 397,435 225,563
    Underground 468,746 413,183 605,495 685,529 630,121 839,709 818,008 767,590 731,928 697,685 646,579 495,458 393,387 501,080 482,897
    Cont. Miner 468,746 413,183 605,495 685,529 630,121 839,709 818,008 767,590 731,928 693,358 583,588 464,843 393,387 450,499 482,897
    Longwall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,327 62,991 30,615 0 50,582 0
    # Mines 20 15 17 11 12 14 13 15 18 17 22 19 15 20 19
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 178 142 265 190 187 204 219 250 207 249 303 296 197 232 176
    Surface 50 75 146 82 55 71 56 97 66 102 167 149 119 97 46
    Underground 128 67 119 108 132 133 163 153 141 147 136 147 78 135 130
    Worker Hours 294,307 296,571 3,353,791 394,033 372,152 386,041 393,287 337,333 349,036 431,600 362,998 381,996 242,634 306,673 240,329
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 6,124,425 6,361,923 8,165,770 9,094,857 8,571,113 8,223,107 8,788,859 7,107,070 7,006,635 8,158,013 7,079,617 6,761,532 4,413,266 4,740,583 3,913,482


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    Notes:
  • "Other" underground mine production may include continuous miner, longwall, or other mining methods.
  • Productivity is in tons per worker hour. Figures rounded (Calculated by VCCER).
  • Note on production wages, 1994: Wages for 19 mines producing 1,001,661 tons were unavailable, and have not been included in these totals.
  • While calculating total number of mines in 1993, mines changing ownership at mid-year have been counted as a single mine.
  • "Producing Mines" includes all mines reporting production greater than zero.
  • N/A refers to data unavailable from referenced sources at time of last update.


  • Source:
  • Virginia DMME, Division of Mines, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, USA.


  • Published in:
  • Virginia Coal, 2001 and its previous publications, VCCER.



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