Advancing the Industry
All persons of good moral character engaged in coal and /or metal non-metal mining industries may apply for memberships directed below.
All persons of good moral character engaged in coal and /or metal non-metal mining industries who are interested in the prevention and limitation of mine fires and explosions and the execution of the fire-fighting recovery operations may apply for memberships directed below.
The members of this association shall be designated as Members, Associate Members, Life Members or Honorary Members.
An Honorary Member shall be a person who has rendered some distinguished service to the industry in preventing and limiting mine fires and explosions, in carrying on recovery operations, or in inventing some outstanding mine rescue device.
A Member shall be a person a person experienced in mining who is/was a member in training of any Regular Mine Rescue Team or a person experienced in mining who has worn self-contained, oxygen breathing apparatus, or gas mask in recovery work at a mine fire or mine explosion beyond the fresh-air base
Section 4 (b)
A Member shall be a person experienced in underground mining, who is/was a member in training, of any regular mine fir brigade, or a person experienced in underground mining who has worn self-contained breathing apparatus at a mine fire.
An Associate Member shall be a person who has rendered some service at mine fire or explosion such as a supplier of rescue materials or one who is involved in mine research, development, or manufacture of rescue equipment. Inspection personnel, superintendents, and mine foreman who may become involved in rescue or recovery operations following a mine fire or explosion such as directing, advising or consulting, would also meet the criteria for Associate membership
Membership in this Associations shall be certified each year by a membership card bearing the signature of the Secretary- Treasurer of the parent association, and in the case of membership in a Branch Association, the number of the post and the signature of the Secretary – Treasurer of that post shall be included also.
Membership cards of this association are obtained only from the Secretary- Treasurer of the parent association. A supply of membership cards for the use of the various posts will be supplied by the Secretary – Treasurer of the parent association upon request of the Secretary – Treasurer of the Branch Association.
Honorary Membership to the association shall be limited to one applicant a year by each post or parent association after being nominated and approved by two-thirds of the members present at the annual meeting. Honorary Members shall entertain all the rights and privileges extended by the association.
To apply for membership, you may:
- Fill out and submit the on-line form on this page
- Email Linda with all the information listed on the form below at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Or print this page, fill out the form by hand, and mail it to:
Cochrans Mill Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236