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    Summary of Tazewell County


      2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
    Production
    Production (short tons) 1,326,987 1,305,996 1,597,783 1,722,570 1,941,170 1,930,922 2,081,917 2,285,455 2,442,678 2,521,619 2,543,219 2,911,719 2,846,126 3,090,052 3,241,772
    Surface 182,100 280,306 291,119 15,593 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,694 0 1,351 0
    Underground 1,144,887 1,025,690 1,306,664 1,566,977 1,491,170 1,930,922 2,081,917 2,285,455 2,442,678 2,521,619 2,543,219 2,910,026 2,846,126 3,088,701 3,241,772
    Cont. Miner 1,144,887 1,025,690 1,306,664 1,566,977 1,491,170 1,930,922 2,081,917 2,284,614 2,442,678 2,521,049 2,397,395 2,888,193 2,846,126 3,088,701 3,239,715
    Longwall 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 841 0 570 145,824 21,833 0 0 2,057
    # Mines 19 20 26 14 25 26 34 35 33 38 40 37 37 34 33
    Employment
    Prod. Workers 269 218 254 298 255 372 413 506 481 457 630 550 622 643 614
    Surface 79 58 68 48 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 4 0
    Underground 190 160 186 250 255 372 413 506 480 457 630 545 622 639 614
    Worker Hours 540,411 460,419 501,454 591,095 443,017 578,337 674,224 721,439 822,552 828,938 915,246 823,136 990,365 1,078,051 1,045,607
    Prod. Wages (dollars) 7,035,725 5,644,744 5,880,017 7,608,665 6,031,105 9,809,022 12,663,980 12,506,034 14,004,816 13,702,710 14,670,689 14,545,081 16,761,716 16,912,309 19,589,639


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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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