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National Miners' Day

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Unified Mine Rescue Rules and Resources
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Mine Rescue Contest Resources

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We've identified over 1,110 successful rescues
and more than 125 incidents responsible for
the death of more than 465 brave rescuers
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All Written Exams
2020 Mine Rescue Contests
2020
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2019 Mine Rescue Contests
2019
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2018 Mine Rescue Contests
2018
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2017 Mine Rescue Contests
2017
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2016 Mine Rescue Contests
2016
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2015 Mine Rescue Contests
2015
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2014 Mine Rescue Contests
2014
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2013 Mine Rescue Contests
2013
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams
2012 Mine Rescue Contests
2012
COAL Contest Problems All Written Exams
M/NM Contest Problems All Written Exams

Training Blast From the Past
Way back in the years 2003 and 2005, some very talented individuals at the National Mine Academy in Beaver, West Virginia created several excellent mine rescue animations that are a must see for all those new to mine rescue contest work.  These are animations of the actual national contest problems from these years in Louisville, Kentucky.  Below are five (5) self-executable files with functions that will be become self-evident once the files are downloaded and opened.

2003
  •  First Endeavor Mine
  •  Joe P. Mine
  •  Knott No. 1 Mine
2005
  •  Bearclaw Mine
  •  Tiger Creek Mine


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