Miner training

The program team is knowledgeable and skilled instructors, with hands-on mining experience, who use innovative training methods to deliver the highest level of training. The Miner Training Program was born from The Penn State Mine Extension Service, with roots reaching back to the late 1800’s, providing important services to Pennsylvania mining. Since 1979, the Penn State Miner Training Program has provided mine safety training as mandated by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The program aids both surface and underground mining segments, and provide in-person training to over 3,000 miners annually. Many more miners, from all across the US, view our online training presentations.

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John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering
213 Research West Building
University Park, PA  16802
Telephone: 814-865-7472
FAX: 814-863-1621