VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Board of Trustees approved a $2.074 million contract Monday to build Indiana’s only underground mining simulation center. It will be located at VU’s Gibson County Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics.
Krempp Construction, Inc., Jasper, was awarded the contract to build the almost 40,000 square-foot mock mine. It will have two main entrances with two exits on each side. VU received funding for the project in the state’s biennium budget.