Built to Last Awards

Competition Recognizes Sites for Achievement

Started in 2013, the Built to Last Awards recognize sites within Alliance Coal for health improvements based on results collected during annual HealthCheck events. Rotating trophies are presented to the mine and administrative office locations with the greatest overall Heart Age improvement from the prior year. There are also five additional awards to acknowledge mine site improvement in sub-categories.





  • Excel Mining — Heart Age Improvement – Mine
  • TBD — Heart Age Improvement – Office
  • Excel Mining — Most Improved Cholesterol
  • Excel Mining — Most Improved Blood Pressure
  • River View Coal — Most Improved Tobacco-Free
  • Pattiki Mine — Most Improved BMI
  • Excel Mining — Most Improved Blood Sugar


  • River View Coal — Heart Age Improvement – Mine
  • Tulsa — Heart Age Improvement – Office
  • Hopkins County Coal — Most Improved Cholesterol
  • Gibson County Coal — Most Improved Blood Pressure
  • Pattiki Mine — Most Improved Tobacco-Free
  • Webster County Coal — Most Improved BMI
  • Hopkins County Coal — Most Improved Blood Sugar

The 2015 competition is underway! Are you doing your part to help bring home a trophy?

Photos from 2013 Awards Ceremony