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Colleges, mines are training the next generation of tech-savvy workers.

The U.S. minerals mining industry supports more than 1.2 million jobs. A U.S. metal mining job is one of the highest paying in the private sector.

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New Infographic: Modern Mining

August 20, 2018

From incorporating the use of electric vehicles in the 1950s to d...

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In the News: The National Defense Authorization Act

July 09, 2018

As the House and Senate convene on the National Defense Authoriza...

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Press Release: As NDAA Heads to Conference, U.S. Voters Support Mine Permitting Reform to Decrease Import Reliance of Defense Supply Chain

As the U.S. becomes increasingly import-reliant for the minerals needed for military equipment and t...


Sweeping Federal Land Withdrawals: A Threat to U.S. Minerals Security

The Department of Interior’s proposal to withdrawal 10 million acres of mineral rich land will...


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