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We Depend on Minerals Everyday

August 28, 2014

Many Americans recognize that minerals are a part of their daily lives, but they might be shocked to find out that they personally depend on more than 38,000 pounds of new minerals annually—that’s more than 100 pounds of minerals per day.

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Hal Quinn: The Importance of U.S. Mining Reform Cannot Be Understated

August 25, 2014

Last week, National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn was featured in the Albuquerque Journal discussing the potential that the Tesla Motors’ lithium-ion battery factory could bring to the states who are bidding for the project, most notably Nevada and New Mexico.

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Pebble Mine Hearing Shows Support for Alaska Project

August 22, 2014

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a public hearing regarding Pebble Mine, a proposed mining project that would be located in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

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U.S. is a Winner in Minerals Cost Race

August 19, 2014

Last week, Forbes mining analyst, Tim Treadgold discussed the revitalized interest in U.S. resources that is driving a mining boom throughout the country.

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From A to Zinc: In Your Backyard and Beyond

August 15, 2014

Although most commonly thought of as an ingredient in sunscreen, zinc is actually a critical component in many of our summer essentials.

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