Rich Nolan Testifies at Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Read the written testimony on the importance of permitting reform.

Careers in Mining

The mining industry offers exciting employment opportunities using the world's most advanced technologies. Learn more and join us.

America’s Electricity Affordability and Reliability Crisis

A new Consumer Action for a Strong Economy (CASE) policy brief advocates for a policy reset to better value dispatchable fuel diversity.

“Unleashing American Energy, Lowering Energy Costs, and Strengthening Supply Chains”

Read Katie Sweeney's Testimony before the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce

NMA’s Katie Sweeney testifies at Senate ENR Mining Law Hearing

On behalf of industry, the NMA’s Katie Sweeney testified at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Committee held hearing to, “examine and consider updates to the Mining Law Of 1872."

U.S. Economic Recovery Depends on Mining

Mining provides the raw materials required for nearly every industry and consumer product, feeding our manufacturing, technology, transportation, medical, defense and energy supply chains.

Atlantic Council Report on the Role of Minerals

The Atlantic Council released a report, titled, "The Role of Minerals in Realizing US Transportation Electrification Goals," this November. Read what a critical role minerals play in electric vehicle development.

Policy Brief Highlights Grid Affordability and Reliability Crisis

A new Consumer Action for a Strong Economy (CASE) policy brief advocates for a policy reset to better value dispatchable fuel diversity.

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Strong Bipartisan Legislation Would Spur Much-Needed Legacy Mine Cleanup

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rich Nolan, president and CEO of the National Mining Association (NMA), today issued the following statement in support of the Good Samaritan Remediation of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act of 2023, which was introduced today by Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Jim Risch (R-Idaho)... Read More

IWG Recommendations on Mining Unworkable and Unreasonable

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The National Mining Association (NMA) today released the following statement from Rich Nolan, President and CEO, concerning the Interagency Working Group on mining’s, “Recommendations to Improve Mining on Public Lands.” “It’s clear that when it comes to the global minerals game,... 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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