West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

Methods of Coal Production and Shipment 1996

Date of last update: 08/06/03

Method of Production

Total Tonnage

 

Method of Shipment

Total Tonnage

Auger

164,024

 

Rail

95,268,867

Conventional

1,165,565

 

River

26,267,894

Continuous

77,926,024

 

Truck

50,869,156

Longwall

39,826,516

 

Used Locally

356,852

Total Underground

119,082,129

 

Total

172,762,769

Surface Mined

54,926,088

     

Total Tonnage

174,008,217

     

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