NATIONAL COAL MINE RESCUE, FIRST AID, BENCH AND PRESHIFT COMPETITION

The National Mining Association (NMA) is pleased to be the sponsor of the 2013 National Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Competition from September 9-12, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, Ohio.

The four-day competition included team competitions for Mine Rescue and First Aid and individual competitions for Bench and Preshift as well as exhibits from companies and suppliers of coal mining equipment and services. For a complete list of winners, click here. For all of the results, click here.

Mine rescue teams and individuals from coal companies throughout the United States compete to validate the effectiveness of teams training regimes and to ensure their readiness in the event they are called upon to aid in the rescue of industry colleagues. For a schedule of events, click here.

The competition concludes with an Awards Banquet on Thursday, September 12 that recognizes the winners in each category.

This site includes information for the teams participating in the Competition, visitors and the exhibits.

For a calendar of events, places to visit, restaurants and more, please visit Experience Columbus.