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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Mining training center opens in Southeast

Combined effort prepares miners to meet demand for skilled workers as industry projects multiply; Kensington nears startup


Last updated 9/30/2007 at Noon

The University of Alaska Mining and Petroleum Training Services is launching a new program at the University of Alaska Southeast this fall aimed at training a new generation of miners.

The MAPTS Training Center is a direct result of growing demand for trained mining personnel in Southeast.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Aug. 28 and classes are scheduled to begin Oct. 15.

The center is...

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