Illinois Basin Mining

Did You Know?

  • Peabody operates the Bear Run Mine in Indiana, which is the largest coal mine in the eastern United States.

  • In 2016, Peabody’s Illinois Basin operations restored some 2,500 acres of coal mined lands.

  • In total, Peabody has approximately 400 million tons of proven and probable reserves in the Illinois Basin. 

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18.5
Million
Tons of coal sold from ILB operations in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$1.7
Billion
Direct and indirect economic benefits from ILB operations in 2017
1,590
Employees
Working at operations in the ILB in 2018
5,145
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2017

Peabody is the leading global pure-play coal company and a member of the Fortune 500, serving power and steel customers in more than 25 countries on six continents. The company offers significant scale, high-quality assets, and diversity in geography and products. Peabody is guided by seven core values: safety, customer focus, leadership, people, excellence, integrity and sustainability.