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Employees of Twentymile Mine receive bonus checks from executives from St. Louis-based Peabody Energy. Twentymile Mine received Peabody's 2012 President's Safety Award. It was the third time since 2005 Twentymile received such distinction.

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Twentymile Mine honored as Peabody Energy’s President’s Safety Award winner

This week executives of St. Louis-based Peabody Energy traveled to Routt County to bestow a special honor on the employees of Twentymile Mine. Though Twentymile Mine has built a reputation as the largest coal mining operation in Colorado, this week’s visit had little to do with production. Instead Twentymile Mine was honored with Peabody Energy’s President’s Safety Award for achieving the company’s best U.S. safety performance rating for an underground coal mining operation in 2012.


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