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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New Met Coal Mines

Metallurgical coal, the coal used in steelmaking, is vital to industry, particularly as infrastructure projects begin in earnest. Fortunately, new mines are opening in the U.S. Ramaco Resources plans to open two new metallurgical coal mines which, at full production, are expected to add almost one million... Read More

Strengthening the U.S. Economy

Freeport McMoRan, Copper Wires the World

Copper is more important to our lives than ever before. This versatile metal is the basis for wiring that powers all our electronics, an essential for the work-from-home situation many of us have found ourselves in. Demand for copper is closely linked with the growth in heavy machinery; consumer products... Read More