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NMA Newsmakers: Steve Wunning on Mining’s Sustainable Future

February 27, 2015

In the latest “NMA Newsmakers,” National Mining Association’s Jamie Caswell sits down with Steve Wunning, Group President of Caterpillar, to discuss the importance of Caterpillar’s machinery to mining processes and the future of a sustainable mining sector.

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Gold Shines at the 2015 Oscars

February 24, 2015

Sunday night marked the 87th Academy Awards Ceremony, in which the entertainment industry came together to honor actors, directors, producers, writers and technicians for their superb and award-worthy work over the last year.

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The Bedrock of Manufacturing: Mining

February 20, 2015

Yesterday, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) wrapped its State of Manufacturing Tour, in which NAM’s president and CEO Jay Timmons embarked on a 10-stop tour crisscrossing the country and showed—once again—why manufacturing drives American jobs and the economy.

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Tesla Motors Introduces Lithium to Home Energy Storage

February 18, 2015

Tesla Motors, the premier U.S. electric vehicle manufacturer, has transformed the automobile industry with its breakthrough in lithium-ion technology used in highly efficient and long-lasting batteries. 

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Minerals Critical to a Successful Supply Chain

February 12, 2015

In a recent analysis of the United States’ manufacturing renaissance, New York-based manufacturing blog, “FuzeHub” highlighted a “less understood” aspect of the supply chain.

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