Barrick Gold: Combating Fatigue in the Workplace

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the impact of fatigue is seen not only in its effect on job performance of haul truck operators but also on the health of the operator and the productivity at the mine site. Combatting fatigue and making employees and supervisors... Read More

Newmont and IUCN Form Partnership on Biodiversity Conservation

Newmont Mining Corporation is doubling down on its commitment to sustainability by partnering with an international organization focused on nature conservation and the sustainable use of resources. Recently, Newmont announced a three-year collaborative agreement with the International Union for Conservation... Read More

New Graphic Shows Minerals are the Core of American Infrastructure

In a new infographic, the Minerals Education Coalition illustrates that every year 40,641 pounds of new minerals must be provided for every person in the United States to make the things we use daily, including our nation’s infrastructure. Based on 2017 production, 656 pounds of cement, 292 pounds... Read More

Space Exploration: Stronger with Minerals

History was made in 1969 when Apollo 11 landed the first two people on the moon. Now, almost 50 years later, the Trump administration is ushering in a new chapter in America’s storied space history with the proposed launch of Space Force, a new military service branch centered around space operations. Space... Read More

Mining Provides the Resources for the Season

It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time for festive lights and decorations, colder temperatures, holiday feasts and a big jump in energy use. Coal and minerals like copper play a key role in every stage of energy delivery and demonstrate just how important mining is for every season. Mining... 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