Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute of America

Educating and inspiring the next generation of Coal Industry Leaders.

Formed in 1976

We Encourage. We Educate.

The Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute of America (PCMIA) was formed in 1976 as a result of the merger of the Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute and the Coal Mining Institute of America.

Its objective is to encourage education and the growth of knowledge relating to coal mining including providing scholarships, to advance study and research into mining methods and problems, to promote safety and efficiency in the coal mining industry, to encourage closer cooperation between the coal industry and State and Federal government agencies, to disseminate information relating to the coal mining industry, and to otherwise advance the mutual interests of the members of this association.

Below are some of the scholarships and awards we administer:

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EventsGeneral Announcements
July 6, 2018

Save the date for the 2018 Annual SME/PCMIA Joint Meeting

Date: October 17-19th, 2018 Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Southpoint, Canonsburg, PA Topics to be covered: Engineering Projects, Mine Rescue, Coal/Gas Partnership, Alpha Foundation - New in 2018…
EventsGeneral AnnouncementsLegal Issues
July 6, 2018

2018 PCMIA/PCA Safety and Health Law Seminar

Thank you for your participation in the 2018 PCMIA/PCA Safety and Health Law Seminar!  It was well attended this year, we look forward to seeing…
EventsGeneral Announcements
January 26, 2018

Thank you for participating in the 2017 PCMIA/SME Annual Joint Meeting

Thank you for joining us for the 2017 PCMIA/SME Annual Joint Meeting!  We look forward to seeing you in October 2018.
October 22-24, 2018

SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meetings

The Annual Joint Meeting features presentations based on The Coal Handbook: Towards Cleaner Production, edited by Dave Osborne. Dr. Osborne has over 30 years of worldwide experience in coal preparation and coal quality assurance with direct involvement in all facets of the subject area.

Join us for this 3-day event as Dave Osborne, along with an international team of expert contributors, presents a systematic and comprehensive review of coal production and utilization in industrial applications, from power plants to steel and iron making, with emphasis on cleaner production.

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Joint Meetings Serve as a PDH Opportunity

The intention of PDH is to maintain, improve and expand the skills and knowledge of a licensee’s professional practice, Professional Development Hours can be earned based on attendance at this event.

Total 3-day attendance = 21 PDH Based on the PA State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists requirements (Act 25), each licensee is required to obtain twenty-four [24] PDH units during the biennial renewal period.

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Funding the Future

Awards & Scholarships

PCMIA is proud to support its mission to encourage education and the growth of knowledge relating to coal mining, to advance study and research into mining methods and problems, to promote safety and efficiency in the coal mining industry, and to disseminate information relating to the coal mining industry via various awards and scholarships. We offer the following awards and scholarships to support our mission:

A Tradition of Progress

We take pride in our roots.

The Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute of America (PCMIA) was formed in 1976 as a result of the merger of the Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute and the Coal Mining Institute of America.

Its objective is to encourage education and the growth of knowledge relating to coal mining including providing scholarships, to advance study and research into mining methods and problems, to promote safety and efficiency in the coal mining industry, to encourage closer cooperation between the coal industry and State and Federal government agencies, to disseminate information relating to the coal mining industry, and to otherwise advance the mutual interests of the members of this association.

Past Award Recipients
2012 John Murphy Exceptional Service Award
2013 Jeffrey Stanchek Presidents Service Award
2013 Raja V. Ramani, PhD Donald S. Kingery Memorial Award
2013 Walter PriceDonald S. Kingery Student Scholarship Award
2013 Dr. Vladislav Kecojevic Stephen McCann Memorial Educational Excellence Award
2013 Jason Grimm Senior Design
2014 Christopher A Moyer PCMIA Scholarship
2013 Marina Stephano PCMIA Coal Queen Award

Somewhere, there’s a child who will be responsible for powering our planet one day. We want to find them.

PCMIA is proud to support its mission to encourage education and the growth of knowledge relating to coal mining, to advance study and research into mining methods and problems, to promote safety and efficiency in the coal mining industry, and to disseminate information relating to the coal mining industry via various awards and scholarships.

We offer the following awards and scholarships to support our mission the Donald S. Kingery Memorial Award, Donald S. Kingery Memorial Scholarship, Stephen McCann Memorial Education Excellence Award, Student Senior Design Project Award, and the Teacher Grant Award.

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2018 Membership
1650
and growing
Scholarships Granted
20,000
and increasing yearly
We are our future's legacy.

We are dedicated to motivating young, brilliant minds to engage in the industry.

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Consititution and By-Laws. Adopted November 11, 1976. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As Amended October 26, 1995

Name & Purpose

SECTION 1– The name of this association shall be Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute of America (hereafter “Institute”) which was formed in 1976 as a result of the merger of the Pittsburgh Coal Mining Institute and the Coal Mining Institute of America. Its objective shall be to encourage education and the growth of knowledge relating to coal mining including providing scholarships, to advance study and research into mining methods and problems, to promote safety and efficiency in the coal mining industry,

to encourage closer cooperation between the coal industry and State and Federal government agencies, to disseminate information relating to the coal mining industry and to otherwise advance the mutual interests of the members of this association.

SECTION 2 – the Institute shall not operate for the profit of its members and no part of the net earnings of the Institute shall inure to the benefit of any member or other individual.

Visit the Constitution and By-Laws page and read in-depth.