The Doe Run Company’s skilled mine rescue teams received honors for their performance at a Missouri S&T contest.
The Doe Run’s Maroon team took first place in the Missouri Regional Mine Rescue Contest’s team technician competition.
The competition tested the team’s troubleshooting of rescue equipment.
The Gray team also won first place in a first aid competition where they showed top marks in CPR and first-responder scenarios.
Charlie Walker, a development miner at Brushy Creek Mine and captain of the Gray team, was also inducted into the Missouri Mine Rescue Hall of Fame.