Virginia DMME receives awards for miner safety at annual competition

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WISE, Va. (WJHL) — A state agency in Virginia is winning praise for its commitment to safety.

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy was recognized for producing two safety training videos during the annual Virginia Governor’s Cup Mine Rescue Competition.

This is the fourth year the Interstate Mining Compact Commission has given awards to recognize excellence in mine safety and health training programs and materials.
    
The IMCC is made up of 25 states that have a coal and metal/nonmetal mining industry.

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