Press Releases


Mine Cleanup Bill Deserves Support, Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hal Quinn, National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO issued the following statement today in support of the “Good Samaritan Remediation of Orphan Hardrock Mines Act of 2018,” which was introduced today by Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Congressman Scott Tipton (R-Colo.): “Today’s... Read More

SEC Acts to Modernize Resource Disclosure Standards for Mining

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) and the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) today issued a joint statement on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) announcement that it has voted to adopt amendments to modernize the property disclosure requirements... Read More

EPA Withdraws Fundamentally-Flawed Uranium Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) released the following statement from Hal Quinn, President and CEO, regarding today’s announcement concerning the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) withdrawal of 40 CFR Part 192: Proposed Rulemaking. "EPA’s action finalizes the withdrawal... Read More

NMA Urges Decisive Repeal of the Costly Power Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is an enormously costly, agenda-driven regulation devoid of any congressional authorization or meaningful environmental benefit and must be repealed, advised the National Mining Association (NMA) today in comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The... Read More

Kinross Gold Receives the U.S. Mining Industry’s Top Safety Certification

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Mining Association (NMA) today recognized Kinross Gold Corporation for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system. Kinross, one of the leading gold mining companies in the world, is the eighth NMA member company to complete each step of this process. “We... Read More

NMA Supports Tax Credit to Safeguard Reliable Coal Based Power Generation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn today issued the following statement in support of “The Electricity Reliability and Fuel Security Act,” sponsored by Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.). The bill, a response to threats to the resiliency of the nation’s power grid... Read More

American Mining Key to American Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With President Trump’s first State of the Union address expected to outline plans for rebuilding America’s fractured infrastructure, the National Mining Association (NMA) today emphasized the U.S. mining industry’s inextricable role in infrastructure. “While plans are underway to... Read More

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