The Running Right Leadership Academy is a state-of-the-art education facility and comprehensive training ground for safety and operational excellence, located in Julian, W.Va.
- Classroom space for up to 300 people;
- A mine lab with 96,000 square feet to simulate real mine situations and conditions;
- A virtual reality lab with simulators to provide training on a continuous mining machine, roof bolter, scoop and haul truck;
- Multiple labs for electrical, maintenance and welding training;
- Facilities and equipment for supervisory leadership skills training; and
- A command center for mine rescue and emergency preparedness training.
Through partnerships with world-class institutions like Virginia Tech, West Virginia University and the University of Utah, the Alpha Academy will be able to offer a curriculum that includes technical skills, safety and leadership.