West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

Methods of Coal Production and Shipment 1997

Date of last update: 08/06/03

Method of Production

Total Tonnage

 

Method of Shipment

Total Tonnage

Auger

437

 

Rail

98,778,927

Conventional

788,237

 

River

25,353569

Continuous

82,175,440

 

Truck

48,958,606

Longwall

41,506,711

 

Used Locally

286,357

Total Underground

124,470,825

 

Total

173,433,741

Surface Mined

56,206,722

     

Total Tonnage

180,677,457

     

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