Mine Rescue Contest

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources holds a Mine Rescue Competition each year. The competition this year will be held alongside the expo on August 28, 2019. More information about mine rescue stations and competitions can be found on the IDNR website.

The following teams have signed up to compete in the 2019 competition:

  • Gateway North Mine, Peabody Gateway North Mining, LLC
  • Francisco Mine Rescue, Peabody Energy
  • Black Team, Knight Hawk Coal, LLC
  • Viper Red, Arch Coal
  • Indiana State Team, Indiana Bureau of Mines 
  • Sunrise Coal, Sunrise Coal, LLC 
  • Hamilton County Coal, Alliance
  • River View Team, River View Coal, LLC
  • Wildcat Hills Team, Peabody Midwest
  • Lively Grove Mine, Prairie State Generating Company 
  • Foresight Red, Foresight Energy
  • Foresight Green, Foresight Energy
  • Foresight Blue, Foresight Energy
  • Foresight White, Foresight Energy
  • Cardinal, Warrior Coal, LLC
  • Rescue Rhinos, Gibson County Coal