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Graphene: The Next Big Thing

December 19, 2014

In a comprehensive overview of the discovery of graphene, a material derived from graphite, The New Yorker’s John Colapinto details how this newly understood substance may transform computers, cell phones, and cancer treatments.

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Key Arizona Legislation Opens Door for U.S. Copper Production

December 17, 2014

Last week, the Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included a key piece of legislation for Arizona, “The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act.”

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Legislation Reform is Top Priority for U.S. Manufacturers

December 12, 2014

Following a recent National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)/Industry Week survey of manufacturers, NAM’s chief economist, Chad Moutray, reviews the top five policies that concern U.S. manufacturers.

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Minerals Make Life Celebrates U.S. Miners

December 10, 2014

Last weekend, Minerals Make Life recognized National Miners Day, a day dedicated to America’s miners and their indispensable role in powering and building our nation.

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Potash & Phosphate: Growing Our Food & Our Economy

December 05, 2014

In addition to advancing U.S. technology and innovation, minerals are vital to our nation’s food supply and help fuel our domestic agriculture industry.

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