Defense Production Act – What Does it Mean for Minerals?

Minerals are critical to energy – the building blocks for a range of advanced energy technologies – but they are also critical to national security.   In an effort to reduce the United States’ reliance on China and other adversarial nations for battery materials, President Biden invoked the Defense... Read More

Global Supply Chains Need American Mineral and Energy Production

The delicate nature of global supply chains was something many of us took for granted before the COVID-19 pandemic. Two years later, we now have a clear picture of just how precarious our extensive reliance on over-extended supply chains has become. It’s time to address this vulnerability head on by... Read More

Mined-in-America Copper Will Strengthen American Competitiveness

It is make-or-break time for the United States’ domestic minerals supply chains if we want to regain competitiveness on a global scale. As the energy transition gears up, mined materials and minerals will be essential to rebuilding infrastructure, electrifying transportation, and advancing technologies... Read More

Mining Makes the Holidays Happen

The experiences enjoyed and memories made from Thanksgiving through New Years are why we call it the “most wonderful time of the year.” While it’s people that drive this spirit of togetherness, we rely on a variety of technologies for our most treasured traditions. From traveling to see loved ones and... Read More