Mr. Boutaugh has over 35 years of experience in planning, scheduling, and execution of projects in the coal industry. His expertise includes managing all aspects of design and construction. His extensive mining experience in coal mines and limestone quarries includes mine plans, material handling, ventilation, quality control, blasting, and management of mining operations. Mr. Boutaugh is a member of SME, ASME, and ASCE. Mr. Boutaugh is a certified MSHA instructor, and has Foreman Certification in Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio; he is also certified in Illinois as a Mine Manager, Examiner and Shot-firer. Mr. Boutaugh holds a BS in Mining Engineering from West Virginia University.