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Welcome to the DIVISION OF MINES

Training & Certification   |   Licensing   |   Operator Assistance   |   Safety Awards  |  Mine Rescue

The primary mission of the Division of Mines (DM) is to protect the lives and health of all people employed at surface and underground coal mining operations, and to insure mine operator compliance with mine safety requirements. The Division performs regular coal mine inspections, investigates accidents and fatalities, conducts training and certification of coal mines, and provides technical assistance to mine operators.

Division of Mines Chief

Division of Mines Chief, Randy Moore, and Mine Inspector, Sammy Flemming
Photo by Tarah Kesterson

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