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MSHA Leaders Attend 46th Southern Regional Mine Rescue Classic

Location

SugArena at Acadiana Fairgrounds

New Iberia, LA
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  • AS Main looks on as team members from Intrepid Potash prepare for a competition.
    AS Main looks on as team members from Intrepid Potash prepare for a competition.
  • AS Main and Deputy AS McClintock with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
    AS Main and Deputy AS McClintock with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
  • AS Main and Deputy AS McClintock speak with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
    AS Main and Deputy AS McClintock speak with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
  • AS Main speaks with a member of the Morton Salt mine rescue team.
    AS Main speaks with a member of the Morton Salt mine rescue team.
  • AS Main and Deputy AS McClintock with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
    AS Main and Deputy AS McClintock with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
  • AS Main speaks with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
    AS Main speaks with members of the Compass Minerals mine rescue team.
  • AS Main with members of the United Salt mine rescue team.
    AS Main with members of the United Salt mine rescue team.
  • AS Main greets a member of the United Salt mine rescue team.
    AS Main greets a member of the United Salt mine rescue team.
  • The mine rescue contest underway
    The mine rescue contest underway
  • Teams compete in the 46th Southern Regional Mine Rescue Classic
    Teams compete in the 46th Southern Regional Mine Rescue Classic
Event Date: 
May 02, 2016 to May 05, 2016

Assistant Secretary Joe Main and Deputy Assistant Secretary Laura McClintock recently attended the 46th Southern Regional Mine Rescue Classic. This year, the annual contest was held from May 2 – 5 at the SugArena at Acadiana Fairgrounds in New Iberia, Louisiana.

Mine rescue contests allow participating teams to actively train and test their skills, making them more resilient in the face of a real world emergency.

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