Alpha Natural (ANR) Unveils New Mining-Focused Search and Rescue Canine: 'Ginny'

June 1, 2012 7:33 AM EDT Send to a Friend
Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), has introduced Ginny, the first canine specifically trained to perform search and rescue in both underground and surface structures typically found at mining operations, as part of the company's signature safety process, Running Right.

Ginny is a brindle-colored Dutch Shepherd.

According to the release: "She has a highly-developed scent ability and can canvass large areas in short amounts of time. To help protect and support her when working in the field, Ginny also wears a specially designed protective vest that carries sophisticated technology, such as an infrared camera and atmospheric gas detector when underground."


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