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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Coal Supports Economic Recovery

With electricity demand rebounding from pandemic lows, coal use is also on the rise. As countries reopen, more electricity will be needed, and coal is the reliable source to power the reviving economy. Coal’s reliability and affordability are a critical part of a varied fuel supply that can support a... Read More