Mining: The Foundation of U.S. Manufacturing

November 12, 2014

Manufacturers are increasingly concerned with minerals and metals supply. 

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Copper: Shaping the Industrial World

September 30, 2014

Did you know that copper's properties make it a major industrial metal? In fact, copper ranks third after iron and aluminum in terms of consumption.

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Zinc: The Building Block of Summer Fun

August 12, 2014

Zinc is still a key component in sunscreen, but it's also used in a variety of summer essentials that you will encounter as you enjoy the great outdoors - in your backyard and beyond. 

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Iron Ore: The Strength Behind the World’s Leading Industries

May 14, 2014

Did you know that 98 percent of iron ore mined worldwide is used to make steel--making the metal critical to nearly every industry from energy and construction to transportation and equipment manufacturing. 

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Rare Earths: The High-Demand Metals

April 03, 2014

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