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

Case Study of At-Risk Plants Finds Cost to Consumers of Premature Coal Plant Retirements is 15 Times More Than The Cost of Supporting Continued Plant Operations

As NDAA Heads to Conference, U.S. Voters Support Mine Permitting Reform to Decrease Import Reliance of Defense Supply Chain

As the U.S. becomes increasingly import-reliant for the minerals needed for military equipment and technologies, 62 percent of voters support U.S. government action to encourage the use of domestically-mined minerals and decrease reliance on foreign-imported minerals, according to a poll conducted by Morning Consult for NMA.

As Power Grid Debate Continues, Majority of Americans Agree Coal, Nuclear Deserve Government Support

A new poll conducted by Morning Consult for NMA found that most Americans – 55 percent – believe the U.S. government should support coal and nuclear power plants, given their ability to provide electricity 24/7, and their utilization of fuel that can be stored on-site in the event of an emergency.

U.S. Mining—Providing Grid Reliability and The Minerals to Keep Our Troops Safe

For most Americans, national security isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about mining. But national security – specifically supply chain security and energy security – is front and center for the nation’s mining industry.

American Mining Key to American Infrastructure

NMA continues to emphasize the U.S. mining industry’s inextricable role in infrastructure.

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.

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Rebuild the US minerals supply chain before it’s too late

As the possibility of a full-blown trade war with China looms over the economy, it’s important to understand the pressure points that Beijing could push to exert leverage against the U.S. And the nation’s Achilles’ heel could very well be a complete dependence on China for a growing number of key...Read More

Keep coal and nuclear power online

Thanks to a 50 percent increase in U.S. natural gas production since 1997, prices have plummeted. Natural gas prices in the United States are the lowest in the world. Not only has cheap gas reduced the cost of home heating and electricity for millions of Americans, but it also has pumped new life...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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