Against Backdrop of Punitive Mining Law Proposal, Americans Are Concerned About Growing Reliance on Imports for Minerals

As Congress considers changes to the General Mining Law, most Americans are concerned about our increasing reliance on imports for minerals that are vital to our manufacturing, energy and defense supply chains.

Are We Gambling with the Future of the Electric Grid?

Failing to act to preserve our coal fleet, and our balanced electricity mix, could impose huge costs on consumers. Keeping our most reliable power plants running just makes sense.

American Voters Support Government Action on Key Mining Priorities

U.S. voters want to see government action on a number of issues key to the mining industry – from encouraging domestic mining to prioritizing investment in advanced coal technologies – according to polling conducted by Morning Consult for NMA.

Grid Resiliency and Consumers’ Wallets Take a Hit with Premature Coal Plant Retirements

A case study of at-risk plants found cost to consumers of premature coal plant retirements is 15 times more than the cost of supporting continued plant operations.

The Economic Contributions of U.S. 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.

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LinkedIn Blog: Caring for our Planet Through Reclamation

Environmental stewardship is at the very heart of modern mining. Today’s mining projects begin with extensive environmental studies and end with land that is improved for a variety of uses, depending on the location and community needs. But what do we mean by reclamation, anyway? Reclamation is the... Read More

A Critical Moment for U.S. Industrial Policy

America’s technological future depends on access to the materials essential to nearly every dimension of our economy. It may seem counterintuitive, but our ever-growing dependence on tech and data, the cloud, smart devices and advanced clean-energy technologies renders us far more dependent on mi...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.

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