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.

House Passage of Minerals Security Amendment Recognizes Importance of Minerals to National Security

NMA praised the U.S. House of Representatives for passing an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), proposed by Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.), that recognizes that the defense supply chain begins with ready access to the minerals and metals we have right here at home.

Majority of U.S. Voters Support Upgrading the Coal Fleet, Embracing Advanced Technologies

A majority of U.S. voters – 55 percent – believe the U.S. government should take action to upgrade the aging coal and nuclear fleet, according to a poll conducted by Morning Consult for the National Mining Association (NMA).

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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America needs coal and nuclear power for energy diversity

In the face of rising electricity demand, Energy Secretary Rick Perry recently unveiled a plan to preserve some of the nation’s key coal and nuclear power plants. It’s a sensible move since the nation’s power grid can’t rely solely on natural gas, wind, and solar. What America’s families and busi...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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