NMA Salutes President Trump for Overturning Unnecessary Stream Rule and Saving Jobs

President and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement following President Trump’s signing of the congressional resolution of disapproval that overturns the stream rule.

NMA Applauds Critical Minerals Legislation to Streamline Permitting Process to Boost Job Creation, Economy

U.S. Mines Complete Safest Year Ever, Besting Last Year’s Record

Watch New Video of Industry Leaders Discussing the Importance of Mine Safety & Its Evolution

EPA'S Alarming Financial Assurance Rule

NMA opposes the duplicative, costly rule that does little to safeguard the environment.

Economic Contributions of Mining

New analysis of the impact of mining is now available, offering state-by-state details on everything from jobs, contributions to GDP, coal and minerals production, and electricity generation.

10 Things To Know About The Clean Power Plan

The National Mining Association outlines 10 things to know about the CPP.

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NMA Welcomes Secretary of the Interior

WASHINGTON, D.C.– National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn issued the following statement after Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) was confirmed to be the nation’s next Secretary of the Interior: “Our congratulations go to Secretary Zinke on his confirmation as Secretary of the Interior. “His... Read More

President Hits the Mark in Speech to Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) president and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement applauding President Trump’s speech last night to a joint session of Congress: “America’s miners applaud the president for his steadfast support for policies that stimulate economic opportunity,... Read More

NMA Welcomes Executive Order on WOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn issued this statement following President Trump’s signature of an executive order beginning the process of unwinding the Obama administration's controversial Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. The WOTUS rule expands federal... Read More

Mining For Our Future

Innovative technologies made possible through and employed by mining are providing the mineral and energy resources essential for a better life and a better future.

Strengthening the U.S. Economy

The strength and future health of the U.S. economy depends on mining, which provides the building blocks for the everyday American experience.

Maintaining Energy Security

Mining powers America, from the fuels that feed our energy grid to the metals that carry power to our homes and businesses. Coal and minerals play a key role in every stage of energy delivery.

Supporting America's Infrastructure

From foundations to roofs, power plants to wind farms, roads to bridges—America’s infrastructure projects begin with mining.

Enhancing National Security

In uncertain times, U.S. mining provides essential elements for safeguarding our nation.

Improving Mine Safety and Health

The safety and health of our workers and colleagues is a core value of the mining industry.

Developing Resources Responsibly

Natural resources are at the heart of mining, therefore good environmental stewardship is an industry imperative and a core requirement. Mining and its employees are at the center of our communities, underscoring our commitment to being good neighbors wherever we operate.

NMA on Social

@NMACORESafety Mar 21

@RioTinto on worker safety - "investing in geo-tech safety, using radar systems to protect workers of operations." Retweeted by CORESafety

Minerals Make Life
@MiningFan Mar 21

Thanks to all who joined us! Last thoughts: minerals are key economic activity, supplying the raw materials for all infrastructure projects.

Minerals Make Life
@MiningFan Mar 21

"Efficient permitting process, access to minerals, and closure on financial assurance, having something that's reasonable." - @RioTinto