┬áNorthern Appalachia coal production in the first quarter jumped to 24.31 million st, up 15.3% from 21.09 million st in Q4 and 12.1% from 21.7 million st produced in the year-ago quarter, US Mines Safety and Health Administration data showed May 5. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now But the latest quarter was down 4.7% from the five-year average for the corresponding quarter. Roughly 98% of the production, or 23.83 million st, was bituminous coal, while the remaining 487,656 st was anthracite. In Q4, bituminous coal made up 97.4%, and anthracite production was 555,989 st, while in Q1 2020, bituminous output was at 96.9%, and the remaining 662,113 st was anthracite. Underground mine production was at 22.77 million st in Q1, up […]