National Mining Association

US National Mining Association President and CEO to retire

Hal Quinn has served as president and chief executive officer for 11 years – the longest-tenured head of the organization.

New report highlights potential for advanced coal technologies in the US

"The government should be doing more to incentivize the use of advanced coal technologies” - Hal Quinn

US Voters support mine permitting reform to decrease import reliance of defense supply chain

62% of voters support U.S. government action to encourage the use of domestically-mined minerals and decrease reliance on foreign-imported minerals, according to a poll conducted for the National Mining Association (NMA).

House passage of Minerals Security Amendment recognizes importance of minerals to national security

This amendment will provide a level of certainty that is required to ensure our military has the materials it needs when it needs them.

Kinross Gold receives the US mining industry's top safety certification

The National Mining Association (NMA) has recognized Kinross Gold Corporation for receiving independent certification under its CORESafety® system.

Mining’s environmental accomplishments unknown to American voters

A new poll by Morning Consult for the National Mining Association (NMA) shows that most American voters are unaware of the environmental and technological advancements in teh industry.

Behind the scenes at DARPA: How minerals drive breakthroughs in national defense

The Department of Defense uses nearly one million tons of minerals every year in the design and manufacture of military gear, weaponry, transportation vehicles and intelligence technology.

Caterpillar's president Denise Johnson named chairperson for MINExpo 2016

Johnson, who oversees the Resource Industries group for the Peoria, Ill.-based company, will lead the 2016 show, held September 26-28, at the Las Vegas, Nevada, Convention Center.

Uranium: Unlocking tomorrow’s innovations

Uranium is a dense, flexible and naturally radioactive mineral.

New study: Costs of permitting delays to mining projects

Study shows half of a mining project's value can be lost due to permitting delays.

US mining policy and global competitiveness

Mark Fellows, director of metals consulting at SNL Metals & Mining, explains why permitting delays happen, what they’re costing our economy and how to fix it.

INFOGRAPHIC: Silver – the versatile metal powering American innovation

Silver's electrical, thermal, malleable and reflective properties are among the strongest of the known elements, making it the material of choice for many manufacturers.

New research finds manufacturing execs concerned with access to U.S. mineral supply

The survey revealed significant concern among business leaders that current mining policy presents a challenge to their supply chain and that reform is necessary.