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Coal Mining Programs: John A. Logan College

COAL MINING TECHNOLOGY
A cooperative program between John A. Logan College and Wabash Valley College

The Coal Mining Technology Program is a two-year program providing the qualifications necessary for students to enter the workforce while earning an Associate in Applied Science degree. The curriculum emphasizes the development of practical field skills and includes general education courses in communications, mathematics, human relations, and science.

Students in Coal Mining Technology will have access to the latest training panels in hydraulics, electricity and programmable logic controllers, designed to parallel current systems in place at the mines. Students will also use up-to-date computerized equipment in CPR training.

For more information, please contact:

Sibyl Janello, Director of Records & Registration
(618) 985-2828, ext.8371

Coal Mining Technology
JALC/WVC
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918

John A. Logan College Catalog (LINK)

Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Monday:

Mining Systems - 8am to Noon  -  Miller

Roof Control - 1pm to 4pm - Miller

First Aid - 8am to 11am - Lipe

 Course descriptions:

CMT 2230 – Mine Hydraulics I: Fundamentals of hydraulic flow, pressure, and direction
CMT 1220 – Roof Control: Develop a working knowledge of roof and rib hazards-- recognition, cause, and avoidance
CMT 1200 – Intro: Introduction to 40 Hour Safety requirements
CMT 2290 – Mining Systems: Practices and equipment involved in extracting and transporting coal

Fall 2014 Calendar
Class Begins ………………………………………………………. August 18
Labor Day .............................................................. September 1
Columbus Day ……………………………………………………. October 13
(JALC campus is in session; only CMT classes take this holiday)
Veteran’s Day .......................................................  November 11
 Thanksgiving Break (Wed.—Sat.) .......................November 26—29
 Finals ……………………………………………………………………December 8
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