Single-Stream Recycling

Single-Stream Recycling

One piece of Prairie State’s broader sustainability program includes campus recycling. Every person’s actions have an impact, and we encourage our employees to incorporate recycling into their daily work habits. In 2019, Prairie State employees gave new life to more than 124,000 pounds of materials through single-stream recycling. This method of recycling collects various materials,… More
Understanding Safety with the BLOC Program

Understanding Safety with the BLOC Program

Part of our commitment to CORESafety includes continuous training in behavior-based safety. Because of this, the mine hosts regular training sessions for employees. Last year, Dr. Lori Guasta held a Behavior, Leadership, and Organizational Culture (BLOC) training session at the Lively Grove Mine, where 53 employees were invited to participate. Dr. Guasta, who developed the BLOC program, is a re… More
Understanding Safety to Improve Behavior

Understanding Safety to Improve Behavior

At the power plant, the Safety Through Observation, Reliability, and Mindset (STORM) Committee uses behavioral cues to improve our safety culture. Established in 2017, the mission of the STORM Committee is to reduce the number and severity of injuries at Prairie State. “Our intent is to empower a safety-conscious workforce by using confidentiality, observation, feedback, education, and coachi… More
2019 Holiday Drive

2019 Holiday Drive

Prairie State’s 12th annual holiday drive was a success! This year, employees from across campus donated gifts of clothing and toys to support 255 children in need throughout Bond, Clinton, Marion, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington counties. We give thanks for the selfless efforts of all those who participated in this year’s holiday drive. More
Mine Production

Mine Production

At Prairie State, we believe in being held accountable. It is only by taking responsibility for our actions that we can accomplish our goals. To maintain accountability, we must maintain valid records. These numbers represent recent data on mine production, employees, and safety. More