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2008 Mountaineer Guardian Award Winners

Region County Company Mine Man Hours Acc. F. Rate No. Of Emp.
Underground
1 Upshur International Coal Group Imperial 167,301 0.9 89
1 Monongalia Eastern Associated Coal Federal #2 793,360 3.02 477
2 McDowell Brooks Run Mining Co. LLC Cucumber Mine 212,462 0 116
3 Boone Elk Run Coal Co, Inc. Castle Mine 193,367 0 118
3 Logan Aracoma Coal Co., Inc. Hernshaw Mine 106,406 0 43
3 Mingo Laurel Creek Co., Inc. No. 1 Mine 154,112 0 59
4 Webster Brooks Run Mining Co. LLC Poplar Ridge #1 Deep Mine 181,682 0 101
4 Raleigh Pocahontas Coal Co., Inc. Josephine No. 2 Mine 145,473 0 54
             
Region County Company Mine Man Hours Acc. F. Rate No. Of Emp.
Surface
1 Brooke Oxford Mining Co Crosscreek 103,286 3.87 26
2 McDowell Extra Energy Inc. Cactus Ridge 129,494 1.74 63
2 Wyoming Simmons Fork Mining, Inc. Paynter Branch 68,903 0 32
3 Boone Hobet Mining LLC West Ridge Surface 834,306 1.44 343
3 Mingo Premium Engergy LLC Surface Mine #2 366,449 0 127
3   Phoenix Coal-MAC Mining Inc. Phoenix Surface #4 436,138 0 171
4 Raleigh Simmons Fork Mining, Inc. Ewing Fork No. 1 205,000 0 105
4 Webster International Coal Group -  Eastern LLC Birch River Surface Mine 587,660 0.7 206
             
Region County Company Mine Man Hours Acc. F. Rate No. Of Emp.
Independent Contractors        
3 Statewide Powell Construction   137,363 1.43 135 max
             
Region County Company Mine Man Hours Acc. F. Rate No. Of Emp.
Quarry            
1 Randolph J.F. Allen Co. Aggregates Quarry 60,461 0 36
             
Region County Company Mine Man Hours Acc. F. Rate No. Of Emp.
Prep Plant          
1 Upshur International Coal Group - Wolf Run Mining Sawmill Run Prep Plant 46,727 0 20
2 Wyoming Kepler Processing Co., LLC Kepler No. 1 Prep Plant   0 22
3 Logan Mingo Logan Coal Co. Cardinal Prep. Plant 83,391 0 23
3 Boone Pine Ridge Coal Co. Big Mountain Prep Plant 102,570 0 45
3 Wayne Rockspring Development Inc. Camp Creek Plant 90,000 0 41
3 Boone Patriot Coal Harris Plant 50,883 0 27
4 Webster International Coal Group -  Eastern LLC Birch River Plant 78,161 0 42
4 Webster Brooks Run Mining Co. Erbacon Plant 218,227 0 57
4 Raleigh International Coal Group -  Beckley LLC Beckley Pocahontas 38,430 0 27
4 Fayette Kingston Resources Inc. Kingston Processing 77,107 0 34
4 Fayette Maple Coal Co. Maple Prep Plant 32,055 0 26
4 Clay Fola Coal Company Peach Orchard Prep Plant 166,554 0 76
             
             
* Eustace Frederick Milestones of Safety Award (underground mine)
*1 Monongalia Consolidation Coal Co Blacksville #2 775,398 2.32 530
             
* Bart B. Lay, Jr. Milestones of Safety Award (surface mine)
*3 Mingo Phoenix Coal-MAC Mining Inc. Holden No. 22 Surface 143,201 0 61

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