Mission & Objectives

The NMA’s mission is to build support for public policies that will help Americans fully and responsibly benefit from our abundant natural resources. Our objective is to engage in and influence the public process on the most significant and timely issues that impact mining’s ability to safely and sustainably locate, permit, mine, transport and utilize the nation’s vast resources.

The NMA serves its membership by:

  • Promoting the safe production and use of mineral and coal resources
  • Establishing a strong political presence in the nation’s Capital
  • Serving as the information center for and a single voice of U.S. mining
  • Addressing the current and future policy needs of U.S. mining, mining equipment manufacturers and support services members of the NMA