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Train your workforce at 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 encounter in the field — all in a safe, simulated environment. 

The simulated mine lab covers an area of nearly 100,000 square feet. The space features eight entries and seven crosscuts, each 20 feet wide. Within the space, there are also two classrooms. Each classroom is 20x 20 feet and features tables, a podium, an overhead projector and screen and audio capabilities. Additionally, WiFi is available throughout the entire simulated mine lab. 

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