Prairie State’s Mine Rescue Team Competes in Alabama Contest

Prairie State’s Mine Rescue Team Competes in Alabama Contest

In May, Prairie State’s Lively Grove Mine Rescue Team competed in the 43rd annual Alabama State mine rescue contest. This was a two-day mine rescue contest held at Bevill State Community College in Summinton, Alabama. Trophies were given for the top three places in the preshift, first aid, and bench contests. Out of seven teams, the Lively Grove Mine Rescue Team placed fourth overall.   … More
Prairie State Named Premier Blood Partner

Prairie State Named Premier Blood Partner

Prairie State is pleased to share that our first blood drive of the year resulted in 68 units donated. The generosity of all employee volunteers has resulted in Prairie State being named a Premier Blood Partner by the American Red Cross. The Premier Blood Partners program is designed exclusively for top blood drive partners, and it is meant to recognize the tireless efforts contributed to the c… More
2019 Leadership Summit

2019 Leadership Summit

Today marked the final session of our 2019 Leadership Summit. We thank all attendees for their commitment to our vision of becoming the best coal mine and coal-fired power plant in the United States. More
Employee Advanced Firefighting Training

Employee Advanced Firefighting Training

Last Friday, a group of Prairie State miners completed advanced firefighting training at Southeastern Illinois College (SIC).  In the coming weeks, all Prairie State mine employees will complete this training.  This effort goes above and beyond the fire extinguisher training required by the Mine Safety and Health Administration. For these training exercises, SIC utilizes an above-ground facil… More
Employee Helps Safety Instructor

Employee Helps Safety Instructor

In June, a group of Prairie State employees attended Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training at the TEKSOLV/American Allied Safety Council (AASC) facility in Collinsville.  As part of her classwork, behavior based safety and training specialist Kimberly Walster presented on the Signs of Stroke and actions to take in the event of a stroke. Following her presentation, one of the… More