Wildcat Hills Mine

Quick Facts

MINE TYPE

Underground

LOCATION

Saline County, Illinois

COAL TYPE

Thermal

MINING METHOD

Continuous Miner

Did You Know?

  • The Wildcat Hills mine is part of the Arclar Complex, which began production in 1997.

  • The mine opened in March of 2006 and serves a variety of industrial and utility plant customers.

More Info

1.6
Million
Tons of coal sold from the Wildcat Hills Mine in 2016
35%
Improvement
In Peabody’s global safety rate since 2012
$130
Million
Direct and indirect economic benefits from the mine in 2016
215
Employees
Working at the Wildcat Hills Mine in 2017
6,450
Acres
Coal mined lands restored by Peabody globally in 2016

Peabody is the world’s largest private-sector coal company. The company is also a leading voice in advocating for sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal technologies. Peabody serves metallurgical and thermal coal customers in more than 25 countries on five continents.