The Mining Industry Responds to COVID-19 Health Crisis

The American mining industry is coming together to aid communities and help fight COVID-19. NMA members are doing their part by providing financial assistance, educational tools and personal protective equipment.

Employee Health and Safety

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guidance for businesses
and employers.

Our Medical Supply Chain Needs a Strong Domestic Mining Industry

Minerals and metals are essential to our modern medical world and are key to many of the medicinal innovations we see today, while the antimicrobial and antiviral properties of minerals have never been more relevant or needed.

DHS Reiterates Longstanding Status Of Mining As Critical Infrastructure Sector

NMA applauds the DHS for reiterating that mining is explicitly included in its list of 16 critical infrastructure sectors that should maintain their work schedules to help the response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more.

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Nevada Gold Mines Provides Covid-19 Support for Local Communities

ELKO, Nevada – Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) is working with the state of Nevada and its stakeholders to identify immediate needs and provide financial and logistical support to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its local communities. Executive Managing Director Greg Walker said NGM, the largest... 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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@MiningFan Apr 6

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Alliance is proud to be able to support our medical communities during this time of need. Our subsidiary, Matrix D…… Retweeted by Count on Coal