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Op-ed: Infrastructure won’t be on time without American mines

May 04, 2017

In the months following one of the most polarizing presidential elections of our time, it was widely agreed upon that a federal infrastructure package was the best hope for bipartisan cooperation under President Trump.

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New Poll: Mining’s Environmental Accomplishments Unknown to American Voters

April 20, 2017

The vast majority of American voters are unaware of the environmental and technological advancements of today’s mining industry according to new polling.

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Op-ed: Mine-permitting thicket is retarding U.S. competitiveness

April 07, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers just issued a new report card for the nation's infrastructure and the results are abysmal.

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Testimony: Dr. Nigel Steward Managing Director, Rio Tinto Copper & Diamonds

March 22, 2017

"Dependence on imported essential materials for infrastructure projects and key domestic industries leaves the United States unnecessarily vulnerable to disruptions to vital supply chains," says Dr. Nigel Steward.

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Op-ed: Cutting Red Tape Will Help Restore US Mining, Middle-Class Jobs

March 20, 2017

It might seem hard to fathom after some of the recent election rhetoric, but according to a survey of global manufacturing executives, the U.S. is poised to overtake China by 2020 as the world’s most competitive manufacturing nation.

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From Twitter

Industry leaders want the #permittingprocess included in the President's #regulation reform plan: via @nytimes

"From smartphones to solar panels, mining has become an indispensable industry in the digital age" via @duluthnews

If we want to rebuild U.S. #infrastructure, we'll need access to U.S. #minerals! Write to your policymakers today:……
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