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State summaries: West Virginia

Mining Engineering

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Abstract

West Virginia mines coal, limestone, sandstone, gravel, clay and other nonfuel materials. Limestone production figures for 2005 are not yet available but in 2004, limestone production accounted for 85.7% of noncoal production on a tonnage basis. In 2005, 327 coal mines reported production during the year. Underground mining accounted for more than 60% overall production whereas surface mining accounted for 38%.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
State summaries: West Virginia
Series title:
Mining Engineering
Volume
58
Issue:
5
Year Published:
2006
Language:
English
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Larger Work Title:
Mining Engineering
First page:
122
Last page:
125