• Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Competition Coming June 30
    Community members welcome to attend The Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Association will host the 67th mine rescue contest at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC), 431 Running Right Way, Julian, in Boone County on Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Seven regional rescue teams plan to participate in the competition ...
  • Accepting Exam Applications for Safety Instructor
    The West Virginia Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety is accepting exam applications for positions of Safety Instructor Applicants must be a resident of West Virginia and have a minimum of five years of experience in the position for which they plan to test. Completed applications must be mailed to the address below and received at ...
  • WV MHST Regional Offices and WVTCC function
    The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training (WV MHST) consist of three regional offices and the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC), which hosts the former Region 3 office. All offices provide examinations for certifications required by the WV MHST. Regional offices conduct inspections, and investigations of all serious mining accidents, ...
  • Everything you need to know about the WVTCC Simulated Mine Lab
    Give your team a unique hands-on training experience at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center’s (WVTCC) Simulated Mine Lab. The lab provides a variety of “what-if?” scenarios to help mine rescue emergency response teams, trainers, and rescue services train for emergencies. In this interactive lab, miners can explore and solve various problems they may ...
  • 2021 Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest showcases student mining skills at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g6jWrcCU1s In early November, the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC) hosted the SME – Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue National Competition for the first time. During the event, teams of students from universities in the tri-state area, University of Kentucky, West Virginia University and Virginia Tech, met at the facility in Boone County to determine ...
  • Everything you need to know about the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
    When you need a sleek setting to host your banquet, spacious rooms to seat your conference presenters and attendees, an industrial modern venue with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and support staff, specially equipped labs that support up to 480 volts of electrical power for electrical training, and an underground simulated mine lab, you can find it ...