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.

Health, Safety and Business Assistance

Download NMA’s health and safety infographics and view CDC, administration and agency
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.

CORESafety TV: Coronavirus Edition

Watch the latest episode of NMA’s CORESafety® TV to hear more about COVID-19 resources, changing conditions and safety recommendations.

The American Mining Industry Prioritizes Workforce and Community Safety

Mining companies are working hard to keep its workforce and communities safe by implementing a number of health, safety and protocol changes to stop the spread of the Coronavirus.

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Usibelli Coal Mine Receives NMA’s CORESafety® Certification

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) for its CORESafety® certification. CORESafety is the NMA initiative with the objective of zero fatalities and a 50 percent reduction in mining’s injury rate within five years. Usibelli joins 10 other companies... 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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