Hecla Mining: Take Safety Home Campaign

In May 2020, Hecla Mining Company launched a contest called “SAFETY: Take It Home.” Entrants were asked to write a short specific story or example of how they, their families or friends have made a point of practicing safety at home. The deadline to enter was July 16, 2020. Details of the contest can... Read More

Energy Fuels: Importance of Domestic Energy Production

The COVID-19 crisis has brought the importance of securing our domestic supply chains to the forefront. Our dependence on other countries to supply a wide variety of materials we need at home is no longer an option. Fortunately, there are companies working to strengthen America’s domestic supply chains. In... Read More

Freeport-McMoRan: Copper is Essential

Copper is essential to our future, and people have used it for a variety of purposes for hundreds of years. Copper has an inherent ability to kill a wide range of harmful microbes relatively rapidly and with a high degree of efficiency, making it especially useful in combating the spread of COVID-19. Freeport-McMoRan... Read More

Warrior Met Coal: Supporting the Steel Industry in Recovery

Steel is a vital part of infrastructure projects. It supports structures including buildings, roads and bridges, telecommunications networks, electrical towers, and other key parts of our infrastructure. However, steel production cannot happen without coal mining. Warrior Met Coal is a large scale,... Read More

McLanahan Corporation: Reusable Water in Mining

Water is essential to mining operations, and it’s imperative that water usage be as sustainable as possible. Mining uses water in mineral processing, dust suppression and slurry transport, among other needs. Removing suspended solids from water is generally considered one of the minimum requirements... Read More

CONSOL Energy: Coal Mining is a Life Sustaining Industry

CONSOL Energy Inc. is a publicly owned PA-based producer and exporter of coal. Its origins date to 1860, and today CONSOL provides coal to over 13 states and is shipped to 5 continents. Coal powers our daily life, and CONSOL Energy provides that resource to communities across the nation. CONSOL Energy... Read More

Hallador Energy Company: Keeping America’s Power Affordable

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased American voter concerns about the security of our domestic supply chain, and about voters’ own household bills, according to polling conducted by Morning Consult for the National Mining Association. “Whether providing the raw materials for essential manufacturing,... Read More

Usibelli Coal Mine Receives NMA’s CORESafety® Certification

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) for its CORESafety® certification. CORESafety is the NMA initiative with the objective of zero fatalities and a 50 percent reduction in mining’s injury rate within five years. Usibelli joins 10 other companies... Read More