Fact Sheets

Delays in the U.S. Mine Permitting Process Impair and Discourage Mining at Home

June 25, 2015

Of all the developed nations, the United States is afflicted most severely by protracted delays in obtaining mining permits. 

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Mining: The Foundation of U.S. Manufacturing

November 12, 2014

Minerals are vital to manufacturing the products and technologies that make U.S. companies world leaders in innovation, propel our economy and enable U.S. industries to compete globally.

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U.S. Mineral Production and Value by State 2012

June 26, 2013

Minerals Make Manufacturing

October 02, 2012

U.S. Mining Permitting Process

August 27, 2012

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4 Jul

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3 Jul

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