Safety Highlights & Awards

2014 Safety Awards

•  Coal Clean Preparation Plant
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
•  Fanco Preparation Plant
   Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
   West Virginia Coal Association
•  Samples Surface Mine
   Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
   West Virginia Coal Association

2013 Safety Awards

     •  G. Frank Foster
        Coal Mine Rescue Hall of Fame
        Mine Safety and Health Administration
     •  National Mine Rescue Awards:
                    º National Mine Rescue – W Kentucky – 2nd Place
                    º National Mine Rescue – Federal – 3rd Place
                    º National Combination – W Kentucky – 3rd Place
                    º National Bench Competition – W Kentucky – 2nd Place
                    º Kentucky Mine Rescue – W Kentucky – 1st Place
                    º Kentucky Bench Competition – W Kentucky – 1st Place
                    º West Virginia Combination – Federal – 1st Place
                    º West Virginia First Aid – S Appalachia – 1st Place
     •  Clean Coal Preparation Plant
         Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
         West Virginia Coal Association
     •  Fanco Preparation Plant
        Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
        West Virginia Coal Association
     •  Hill Fork Mine
        Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
     •  Matewan Tunnel
        Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
     •  Rocklick Preparation Plant
        Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
        West Virginia Coal Association
     •  Wells Preparation Plant
        Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association 

2012 Safety Awards

  • Harvey Farrell - Coal Safety Leader
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Beth Station No. 79 Preparation Plant
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Camp 9 Preparation Plant
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
    2011 Safety Performance Award
  • Campbell’s Creek No. 7 Mine
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Campbell's Creek No. 7 Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Dodge Hill No. 1 Mine
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
    2011 Safety Performance Award
  • Eastern Associated Construction Crew|
    Outstanding Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Fanco Preparation Plant
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Freedom Mine
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
    2011 Safety Performance Award
  • Grand Eagle Preparation Plant
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
    2011 Safety Performance Award
  • Harris/Rocklick Beltline
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Hill Fork Mine
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Matewan Tunnel
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Panther Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Patriot Surface Mine
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
    2011 Safety Performance Award
  • Peerless Mine
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Rocklick Preparation Plant
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Wells Preparation Plant
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • West Ridge 111 Mine
    2011 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association

2011 Safety Awards

  • National Mine Rescue Awards:
    • National Combination - Magnum - 1st Place
    • National Combination - Highland - 3rd Place
    • Day 2 Mine Rescue - Magnum - 1st Place
    • West Virginia First Aid, Mine Rescue & Combination - Magnum - 1st Place
    • Kentucky Combination - Highland - 1st Place
  • Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Awards:
    • Grand Champion - Federal #2 - 1st Place
    • Grand Champion - Southern Appalachia - 3rd Place
    • Combination - Federal #2 - 1st Place
    • Combination - Magnum - 2nd Place
    • Combination - Southern Appalachia - 3rd Place
  • Fredrick Collins, Jr., Coal Safety Leader
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Big Mountain Preparation Plant
    2010 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Dodge Hill No. 1 Mine
    Patriot Award
    Patriot Coal Corporation
  • Hill Fork Surface Mine
    2010 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Rivers Edge Mine
    2010 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Rivers Edge Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Rocklick Preparation Plant
    2010 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association

2010 Safety Awards

  • Big Mountain Preparation Plant
    2009 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Big Mountain Preparation Plant/Roads & Yards Group
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Campbell's Creek No. 7 Mine
    2009 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Campbell's Creek No. 7 Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Coalburg No. 2 Mine
    2009 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Coalburg No. 2 Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Federal No. 2 Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Guyan Surface Mine
    2009 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Harris/Rocklick Beltline Group
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Patriot Surface Mine
    Surface Safety Award
    Kentucky Department for Natural Resources
  • Rivers Edge Mine
    2009 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Rivers Edge Mine
    Mountaineer Guardian Safety Award
    West Virginia Coal Association
  • Rocklick Matewan Tunnel Operation
    2009 Safety Performance Award
    Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association
  • Samples Highwall Miner
    2009 District 4 Pacesetter Award
    Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • Wells Preparation Plant
    Sentinels of Safety Award
    Mine Safety and Health Administration
    National Mining Association