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.

If you have turned on a light, entered a building, driven on a road, made a phone call, used a computer, or visited a doctor, then mining is part of your life.

Mining provides essential power and materials for nearly every industry and consumer product, and supplies low-cost, reliable fuel for homes and businesses across the country.

Mining supports nearly two million high-paying jobs and contributes to economic activity in every state.

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Coeur’s Rochester Expansion to Extend Mine Life

American mines not only produce materials essential to lives but they also provide community-supporting jobs. Mine expansions, along with the opening of new mines, are gamechangers for mining communities. Coeur Mining’s proposed expansion of its Rochester open pit silver and gold mine fits into that... Read More