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Annual mining symposium to be held March 6-8

Mar. 05, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

CHARLESTON -- The 40th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium, an annual mining event drawing industry-wide participation, takes place March 6-8 at the Charleston Civic Center. The event is conducted by the West Virginia Coal Association.

The symposium provides a venue for the industry to discuss current domestic and international marketing and production trends and to showcase new mining and mine safety technologies. Attendees will participate in mine safety and environmental workshops and state mining companies will be honored for mine safety performance and environmental quality on March 7-8.

Industry leaders are among the featured speakers, a group which also includes Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin and U.S. Reps. Shelley Moore Capito and Nick Rahall. For additional information or to register, contact the West Virginia Coal Association at 304-342-4153.



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