As mining companies seek to supply U.S. infrastructure revitalization, permitting delays slow progress

July 17, 2017

As the administration pushes a $1 trillion national infrastructure program, with an explicit desire to use American-made materials, experts say mine permitting delays could prevent that vision from becoming reality, and in turn could make the U.S. more reliant on mineral imports.

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Electric Vehicles: Driving the Demand for Minerals

June 22, 2017

You may have noticed more and more electric vehicles on the road lately. And in the next few years, you can expect to be seeing more of these high-tech cars—unless, of course, manufacturers can’t get timely access to the mineral resource supplies required to make them.


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Minecraft gets Real

June 21, 2017

To teach kids about mining, two kids have a plan to transform the popular video game.

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Senate and House Will Go to Conference on Energy Bill

July 20, 2016

Before the summer recess, the U.S. Senate voted to convene a conference committee with the House of Representatives on the Senate’s “Energy Modernization Policy Act of 2016.”

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Beryllium: America’s “Miracle” Metal

June 29, 2016

The largest, most significant technological innovations depend on minerals.

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