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 The 40th Annual West Virginia Mining Symposium will take place this week at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston.

The West Virginia Mining Symposium provides an opportunity for the industry to discuss current domestic and international marketing and production trends and to showcase new mining and mine safety technologies. Attendees will participate in mine safety and environmental workshops and state mining companies will be honored for mine safety performance and environmental quality on March 7-8.

The event is conducted by the West Virginia Coal Association.

Industry leaders will be joined by a number of featured speakers, to include: Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, Congressman Nick Joe Rahall, Congressman David McKinley (invited) and Attorney General Patrick Morrissey.

For additional information, or to register, contact the West Virginia Coal Association at (304) 342-4153.