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Minerals Can Give You a “Heart of Gold”

February 11, 2016

Have you ever heard the colloquialism “a heart of gold?” Thanks to modern medicine and the unique physical properties of gold, this phrase can be taken much more literally.

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Minerals Help Us Meet Our Energy Needs

February 03, 2016

Minerals are vital to the energy industry and provide critical resources for emerging energy technologies like wind, solar and nuclear.

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2015 Marks the Safest Year for Miners

January 25, 2016

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) reported that 2015 was the safest year on record for miners in the U.S. 

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Why Minerals Are Important to State of the Union Goals

January 13, 2016

In his State of the Union address, President Obama hailed the vibrancy and strength of the American economy. Our nation’s minerals mining industry has played an important part and is an exemplary case of how “our spirit of discovery” can positively impact all Americans. Through bipartisan reform of mine permitting policies these economic gains can be dramatically improved upon, ensuring that the U.S. continues to thrive.

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Our 2016 Resolution

December 30, 2015

With only two days remaining in 2015, the Minerals Make Life team is reflecting on the strides the minerals mining sector made this year.

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