Mining Leads the Way in Innovation

The mining sector is one of the most important drivers of innovation for our economy. As new technologies emerge, mining companies often integrate these advancements into their operations to boost safety, efficiency and productivity.

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.

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.

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

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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Let’s Not Pollute our Waterways with Unnecessary Federal Regulation

Is it possible to have cleaner waterways across the country and, at the same time, less federal regulation? Fortunately, for a wide swath of the economy — from farming to mining, home building to construction — the answer is yes. Not just any water quality policy will accomplish these twin goal...Read More

Mine Cleanup Bill Deserves Support, Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hal Quinn, National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO issued the following statement today in support of the “Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act of 2018,” which was introduced today by Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Congressman Scott Tipton (R-Colo.): “Today’s... 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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