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Aug
23
The United States Assistant Secretary of Labor and Head of MSHA Joseph A. Main (second from left) greeted the staff of the Kentucky Coal Academy and congratulated KCA Executive Director Gary Whisman (second from right) and Southeast KCA Director Murrell Dixon (right) on the
Mine rescue teams in Harlan County were among over 70 teams throughout the nation that competed in last week’s Kentucky State Mine Rescue Competition in Lexington.
Aug
23
KCA Mine Rescue Team Member David Mackey placed Second in The State in Pre-Shift.
KCA Mine Rescue Team Member David Mackey placed Second in The State in Pre-Shift.
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Ryan Culbertson
With the start of the Mine Rescue Contest Season, the Kentucky Coal Academy’s Madisonville Community College Team is also off to a great start!
Jesse Campbell showing students how to use mining equipment
Murrel Dixon
Kentucky Coal Academy Coordinator Rick Caskey has been a mining instructor at Madisonville Community College for the past 17 years. Caskey said helping to rebuild the coal industry’s workforce with a new generation of efficient and safety-conscious miners was a challenging yet rewarding experience.
Harold Burton on KCA Simulator lg
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Chris Williams

Chris Williams is a member of the Madisonville KCA Mine Rescue Team