West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

2001 Method of Coal Production and Shipment

Method of Coal Production

Tonnage

Other:

7,451

Conventional:

187,843

Continuous:

68,927,558

Longwall

41,477,390

Total Underground:

110,600,249

Total Surface:

64,452,608

Total Tonnage:

175,052,857

 

Initial Distribution of Mined Coal

Tonnage

Rail:

95,574,698

River:

20,876,571

Truck:

40,792,837

Used Locally:

6,770,397

Total Tons Distributed:

164,014,117

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Last Updated 3/18/2002