Our Values

Our Values

At Prairie State, we hold 4 values at the center of our operations. Keeping in mind sustainability, safety, accountability, and teamwork, we strive towards our vision of being the best coal mine and coal-fired power plant in the United States. Visit https://bit.ly/2sLgMYk for more information. More
2019 VPPPA National Conference

2019 VPPPA National Conference

At the end of August, a group of Prairie State employees attended the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) National Conference in New Orleans. These conferences help our employees in the pursuit of achieving VPP Star site status, and we appreciate their commitment to safety. More
Lively Grove Mine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Lively Grove Mine Celebrates 10th Anniversary

In August, our Lively Grove Mine celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first coal cut from the mine. On that day, they raised this flag to celebrate their recent CORESafety certification. We are proud of our mine employees’ achievements, and we thank them for their commitment to the Prairie State team. More
Mechanical Maintenance Crew

Mechanical Maintenance Crew

The mechanical maintenance crew is tasked with maintaining equipment to increase reliability, ensuring that any piece of equipment is available for operation when needed. This work can include greasing equipment, completing oil changes, and pulling oil samples, which allows them to find any contaminants and predict impending failures. This crew is also responsible for repairing mechanical failu… More
Electrical I&C Maintenance Crew

Electrical I&C Maintenance Crew

Our power plant’s maintenance crews perform critical work to ensure operational reliability. The electrical instrumentation and controls (I&C) maintenance crew is responsible for all aspects of electrical equipment in preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance. Electrical I&C maintenance technicians also ensure that process instrumentation for indications such as temperature, … More