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...Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has provided funding to the University of Alaska Mining and Petroleum Training Services program, which is based at UA Anchorage's Kenai Peninsula College. The MAPTS program is branching...
UAS to offer new mine training program course will be offered beginning Oct. 15 through a collaboration of the University of Alaska Mining and Petroleum Training Services, the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development and private industry. "It was a combination...
UAS offers workforce credential in entry-level miner training

The University of Alaska Southeast's Center for Mine Training has created the University of Alaska's first formal workforce credential - a non-credit credential focusing on entry-level production miner training.
UAS unveils $800K mine trainer

Mining usually doesn't stir images of iPhone-like state-of-the-art technology.
New miners complete training in Juneau

JUNEAU - Eleven trainees graduated Friday from the Entry Level Underground Miner training program in Juneau, a new program that is preparing Alaskans to compete in the mining industry.
The Rotary Club of Juneau Annual Vocational Service Awards recognize outstanding businesses, programs and individuals

When someone joins a Rotary club, one of the first things he or she learns is "The Object of Rotary" - encouraging and fostering service, especially in personal, business and community life.
UAS to be first school in nation for new mining simulator

...and safe from the first day on the job," said Dennis Steffy, director of the University of Alaska's Mining and Petroleum Training Services, in the release. "It will vastly improve the opportunities of students for mining employment. In addition...
Mine training allows students from other industries to find new work

...program supported by the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development and the University of Alaska's Mining and Petroleum Training Service. The students were screened by Coeur Alaska and Greens Creek Mine, the two companies with working mines...
Prospective miners build skills

Mining built Juneau, and with the Kensington mine's imminent opening, mining will play a bigger role in the future as well.
Mining course a golden opportunity

If all goes well, 18 men hoping to work in Juneau area mines will walk out of training next month and into steady high-paying jobs.


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