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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NOVAGOLD Plays an Active Role in Alaska’s Growth and Economy

In Alaska, gold mining has brought substantial economic growth, providing jobs for thousands of Alaskans and hundreds of millions of dollars in personal income throughout the state. The numbers tell an impressive story. In 2017, the mining industry provided 4,500 direct mining jobs in Alaska and another... Read More