Prairie State Mine Rescue Team Places In National Competition

Prairie State Mine Rescue Team Places In National Competition

Pictured above (left to right) are Dustin Patterson (State Mine Inspector), Loretta Fondaw (Team Captain), Jake Montgomery (Gas Man), Bonnie Jamerson (Map Man), Tyler Kimmel (Command Center Attendant), Jarrett Kelly (Tail Captain), Trent Cross (Briefing Officer), Dan Wiedwilt (Gas Man), and Doug Ping (Patient). On August 9, Prairie State’s mine rescue team competed in the national comp… More
Intern Update: James Inman

Intern Update: James Inman

Records and Information Management Intern, James Inman, has spent his summer on various projects related to data retention and storage. One of his projects was creating and revising procedures for different departments in the company. He has also worked to dispose of expired paperwork from the inactive records center. James has worked with various campus departments to help them figure out h… More
Intern Update: Orion Rutkowski

Intern Update: Orion Rutkowski

Mechanical Maintenance Intern, Orion Rutkowski, has spent his summer helping the mechanical maintenance crew by assisting in repairs and general preventative maintenance throughout the plant. This job includes many tasks, some of which are changing oil, changing belts on the coal feeders, cleaning and changing vacuum drum covers, changing out valves, and rebuilding pumps. He has now learned … More
2022 PSGC Scholarship Recipients

2022 PSGC Scholarship Recipients

Pictured Above (L to R): Jaden Hinnerichs, Alexandria McFadden, Hailey Keys, Abby Sandheinrich, Grace Geralds, and Randy Short (President & CEO) On July 27, Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) awarded five $1,000 scholarships to children of PSGC employees through its annual scholarship program. The recipients were Grace Geralds, Jaden Hinnerichs, Hailey Keys, Alexandria McFadden, a… More
Intern Update: Chris Wichlac

Intern Update: Chris Wichlac

Mechanical Engineering Intern, Chris Wichlac, has spent his summer developing PI graphics to assist in troubleshooting. These graphics vary, with the most detailed one being for the boiler feed pump. He has also assisted another engineer with a sump simple flow diagram. Chris has just finished the boiler feed pump graphic, and he’s starting work on the startup boiler feed pump. Chris has… More