Cottage Grove Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Surface

LOCATION

Gallatin and Saline counties in Illinois

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Dozer/casting, truck/shovel

Did You Know?

  • The Arclar Complex began production in 1997, and the Cottage Grove Pit opened in 2000.

  • As a three-time winner of the President’s Award, Cottage Grove achieved the best safety performance for Peabody surface mines in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

More Info

300,000
Tons
Coal sold from the Cottage Grove Mine in 2017
26%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2013
$50
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2017
45
Employees
Working at the Cottage Grove Mine 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.