EPA Denies Jobs and Economic Development at Miller Creek

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to cost jobs and economic development in Appalachia with its virtual moratorium on coal mining permits—a moratorium that continues in defiance of court rulings. EPA's latest decision withholds an essential Section 404 Clean Water Act permit for... Read More

Coal Policy Key to Jobs and Votes in Swing States Says NMA

The following statement was released by National Mining Association President & CEO Hal Quinn prior to this evening’s debate between Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama: “Voters throughout America’s heartland understand the importance of affordable and abundant coal-based electricity.... Read More

U.S. Mining Operations Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

“Sentinels of Safety” Awards Honor Outstanding Safety Performance at U.S. Coal, Metal and Nonmetal Mines in 2011 Las Vegas, Nev. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized 21 U.S. coal, metal and nonmetal mining operations for their outstanding safety record in 2011. The “Sentinels... Read More

Mining Industry Leaders Voice Optimism on Global Demand

Las Vegas, Nev. - World mining leaders today voiced strong optimism that durable demand for coal, minerals and metals will accompany the resumption in global economic growth, giving new life to the commodity market. Speaking at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2012, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, mining... Read More

NMA Board of Directors Elects Officers, Directors for 2013-2014

Las Vegas, Nev. – The National Mining Association’s (NMA) board of directors today elected a slate of officers and directors for the two-year term 2013-2014. The action came at the association’s Board and Annual Meeting of Members held in Las Vegas, Nev. in advance of the opening tomorrow of MINExpo... Read More