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
2018 Holiday Drive

2018 Holiday Drive

Prairie State’s 11th annual holiday drive was a success! This year, employees from the mine, power plant, and corporate office donated clothing and toys to over 141 children in Bond, Clinton, Madison, Randolph, St. Clair, and Washington counties. We truly appreciate our employees’ motivation to provide aid for local nonprofit organizations. Read more about our annual holiday drive at https… More
Prairie State’s Lively Grove Mine Receives CORESafety® Certification

Prairie State’s Lively Grove Mine Receives CORESafety® Certification

The Prairie State Generating Company (PSGC) is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the National Mining Association (NMA) for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system. PSGC joins eight other companies that have had operations independently certified under NMA’s signature safety initiative. “We are very proud to be joining eight other companies in this … 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