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From the Assistant Secretary's Desk:
Alpha Training Center



Alpha Training Center

A view of Alpha Natural Resources’ Running Right Leadership Academy in Julian, West Virginia.


Alpha Training Center

A miner operates a virtual simulator truck.


Alpha Training Center

Two miners observe a belt fire on a conveyor belt fire simulator.


Alpha Training Center

A miner operates underground mining equipment in the virtual simulator.


Alpha Training Center

Alpha’s mobile communications vehicle will serve as a command center during simulated mine emergency drills.


Alpha Training Center

From left to right -
Garrett Tomblin - Manager - Technical Skills Development, Running Right Leadership Academy
Gary Frampton - Director - Training, Operations & Facilities, Running Right Leadership Academy
Cheryl Stapleton - Director – Leadership & Development , Running Right Leadership Academy
Bruce Watzman - Senior Vice President NMA
Hal Quinn - Resident, NMA
Joe Main - Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health
Kevin Stricklin - Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health
John Gallick - VP - Safety & Health, ANRS Safety
Keith Hainer - Sr. VP - Operational Excellence, ANRS Asset Engineering
Brian Keaton - Asst VP - Health & Safety, ANRS Safety