For the second straight year the team from West Virginia University took home top honors in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Fall 2018 Competition.
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Two researchers from West Virginia University have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration to train miners for mine emergency prevention and preparedness.
Gene Cilento, Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, has appointed one faculty member to a chair’s position, while reappointing two to administrative positions, effective July 1, 2018.
Truston Industries has a lot to be proud of. As one of the largest suppliers of port security barriers worldwide, the company designs, fabricates and installs custom solutions for the marine, energy and industrial markets.
When a Morgantown-area business needed assistance growing its customer base, they turned to an organization that could position the company for a more stable future: the West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
West Virginia University sent two teams to the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Organization National Mine Rescue Contest in Beckley, October 27-28. Both ended up on the winner’s platform.
Jonathan Sabo, a mine rescue and fire brigade instructor with
West Virginia University’s
Mining Extension Service, has been inducted into the National Coal Mine Rescue
Hall of Fame. Established by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the Hall
of Fame honors individuals who stand out as exceptional in the field of mine rescue.
James Dean, director of mining and industrial extension at West Virginia University, has been selected for membership in Careers in Coal, a group dedicated to the best interests of the coal industry. Dean was nominated for membership by Calvin Kidd, an executive with Quaker Chemical Corp. and a long-time supporter of the Statler College’s Department of Mining Engineering.
The West Virginia Manufacturing Extension Partnership will host a workshop for small business owners and entrepreneurs seeking funding for potential research projects through the Small Business Innovation Research program.
West Virginia University’s Department of Mining and Industrial Extension has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration that will allow it to enhance its training for fire brigade and mine rescue teams.