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Metal/Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Hall of Fame
MICHAEL T. (MICK) DENNEHY

MICHAEL T. (MICK) DENNEHY
Mick started his career as a miner in Butte, Montana, where he performed various jobs including supervision. He also worked in subway construction. In 1973, Mick started with the Mining Enforcement Safety Administration (now MSHA) serving in various capacities including his current position of assistant district manager in the Rocky Mountain District. He held each position on MSHA’s MNM mine rescue team including team trainer. Mick is a member the MNM national mine rescue planning committee. He has been the chief judge and coordinator for the Bench and Technician Team competitions at numerous regional contests in addition to national contest. Mick was involved in the Belle Isle Salt Mine disaster in 1979.