West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

1999 Method of Coal Production and Shipment

Method of Production

Tonnage

Distribution

Tonnage

Auger:

130,751

Rail:

90,284,122

Conventional:

441,045

River:

20,643,627

Continuous:

72,443,553

Truck:

42,159,218

Shortwall/Longwall:

41,084,041

Used Locally:

4,139,588

Total Underground:

114,099,390

Total Tons Distributed:

156,550,147

Total Surface:

55,107,444

Total Tonnage:

169,206,834


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Last Updated on 5/7/2000