District 7 - Coal Mine Safety and Health
Below are the results and some pictures from the 2008 Black Gold Mine Rescue Contest, which was held September 18-19, 2008, in Hazard, KY.
Mine Rescue 1st Place: Massey Energy - East KY Team - Sidney, KY
Mine Rescue 2nd Place: James River - Gray Team - Lexington, KY
Mine Rescue 3rd Place:
James River - Blue Team - Lexington, KY
First Aid 1st Place: Jim Walter Resources - No. 7 Team - Brookwood, AL
First Aid 2nd Place: Massey Energy - East KY Team - Sidney, KY
First Aid 3rd Place:
Massey Energy - Southern West Virginia
Preshift 1st Place: Jeff Clark - KenAmerican Resources
Preshift 2nd Place: Duane Thaxton - Massey Energy - Southern West Virginia
Preshift 3rd Place:
David Mackey - Advent Mining
Bench Biopak 240S 1st Place: Brandon Tackett - ICG - Knott County Blue Team
Bench Biopak 240S 2nd Place: Danny Boggs - ICG - Knott County White Team
Bench Biopak 240S 3rd Place:
Barry Vanover - ICG - Flint Ridge White Team
Bench BG4 1st Place: Jeremy McClung - Massey Energy - Southern West Virginia
Bench BG4 2nd Place: Michael Alexander - Massey Energy - Southern West Virginia
Bench BG4 3rd Place:
Chris Prater - Massey Energy - East KY Team
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The problem animations from the 2003 and 2005 National Mine Rescue Contests are now available for download. If you have any questions or need assistance with the files contact Jason Middleton at (606)546-5123.