New Report Highlights Potential for Advanced Coal Technologies in the U.S

The U.S. could deliver both the fuel diversity and emissions reductions voters want by embracing innovation and encouraging the adoption of advanced coal technologies.

American Voters Support Government Action on Key Mining Priorities

U.S. voters want to see government action on a number of issues key to the mining industry – from encouraging domestic mining to prioritizing investment in advanced coal technologies – according to polling conducted by Morning Consult for NMA.

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.

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

A case study of at-risk plants found 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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We Can’t Depend on a Few Fuels to Make Our Electricity

You have perhaps noticed that with the electricity system, things do not always happen as planned. For example, despite federal subsidies and state mandates requiring the use of renewables, solar and wind combined produce just 8 percent of the nation’s electricity. In the real world, natural gas,...Read More

American Voters Support Government Action on Key Mining Priorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the president prepares to deliver his second State of the Union address, U.S. voters want to see government action on a number of issues key to the mining industry – from encouraging domestic mining to prioritizing investment in advanced coal technologies – according to polling... 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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