About Us

Who are we?

Alpha Engineering is registered as an independent contractor with the Mine Safety and Health Administration and the WV Dept. Of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training. We are also a member of the WV Coal Association, National Mining Association and the Society of Mining Engineers (AIME-SME).

What do we do?

Alpha Engineering provides its clients with practical solutions based on professional engineering analysis and experience. Our Services for the Mining and Civil Industries include: ventilation, mine design and layout, project design, drafting, operations support, specialized safety, professional seminars, and reserve analysis.

Where are we located?

Alpha Engineering is located in the heart of the Central Appalachian coalfields at 216 Business Street in Beckley, West Virginia. We can be reached at 304-255-4131 or through fax at 304-255-4156. Call us or stop in for any questions you may have.

About Alpha Engineering

Alpha Engineering Services, Inc. was founded in 1991 by Gary M. Hartsog. The company is based in Beckley, West Virginia.

Since starting to offer services to the industries, Alpha Engineering has worked with many clients, both large and small, to bring coal from concept to full production and later to closure and reclamation, improve the safety and efficiency of operations through ventilation, haulage, time-motion, and other studies and evaluations, and use current and new technology and concepts to solve problems through engineering analysis and concepts.

Gary Hartsog, Alpha Engineering

Consulting Engineers

Alpha Engineering Services, Inc., is a consulting engineering firm providing engineering services to the mining, natural resources and construction industries.

Alpha Engineering specializes in underground mining work for assisting our clients in maintaining safe, efficient and productive operations with minimal environmental impact.


Our offices are fully networked and integrated with internet capabilities in AutoCAD, Carlson Mining Package (SurvCAD), ICAMPS, Zoom, and other software packages that provide a full range of engineering and presentation capabilities.

Surveying and layout work is done with electronic distance meter total stations and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). We also have a full range of ventilation instrumentation for use in mine and industrial ventilation situations.

Our Mission

Our staff is dedicated to providing our clients with practical solutions based on professional engineering analysis and experience. We are committed to constantly improving our capabilities with investments in technology and personnel while providing your company with quality solutions.