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

U.S. Federal Lands: A Significant Source of Abundant Mineral Wealth

Check out our new infographic on the importance of federal lands to mineral development.

NMA Seeks Prompt Congressional Action To Spare More Job Losses

NMA strongly opposes the Interior Department's duplicative stream rule.

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

Washington, D.C. – 2016 marks the safest year ever for American miners. Together, coal mines and metal/non-metal mines last year recorded the lowest fatality and injury rates in the history of U.S. mining – a sign of continuous improvement for an industry that saw a record low the previous year. The... Read More

Cloud Peak Energy Receives CORESafety® Certification

Washington, D.C.—The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Cloud Peak Energy for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system. The CORESafety framework is a mining safety and health program that emphasizes accident prevention using a risk-based management system,... Read More

NMA Strongly Opposes Interior Department's Duplicative Stream Rule

Trade group seeks prompt congressional action to spare more job losses WASHINGTON, DC—The National Mining Association (NMA) today expressed its strong opposition to the Interior Department’s stream rule, calling on Congress to swiftly pass a Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval and the... 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 Jan 17

DMME was formed in 1985 but our mine safety program got a much earlier start. Learn more: ow.ly/PCUB307UyJL Retweeted by CORESafety

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Jan 11

NMA Condemns Administration’s Politically Contrived Coal Lease Policies as Damaging to Jobs, Communities & Taxpayers ow.ly/ZFtZ307UlQu

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Jan 9

Newsflash #EPA: You’ll never connect with people when your plans mean thousands of job losses/economic devastation ow.ly/rhkQ307PTXN

Count on Coal
@countoncoal Jan 5

2016 was the safest year in American mining's history - watch how the industry's approach to safety has changed ow.ly/Gd4I307IR4k