Hal Quinn: Let mining boost state manufacturing

Posted on August 12, 2013 by Minerals Make Life

This weekend, National Mining Association President and CEO Hal Quinn was featured in the Duluth News Tribune touting the economic potential of minerals mining in Minnesota.

“The economy is a top concern for state manufacturers who question whether Minnesota is a competitive state in which to do business, according to findings from Enterprise Minnesota’s fifth-annual ‘State of Manufacturing’ report released in July.

Minnesota’s vast mineral wealth could provide manufacturers with ready reliable access to the raw materials upon which they rely — through sound reform of the federal mine-permitting process,” said Quinn.

To realize the potential Minnesota’s minerals offer and bolster American industry, our leaders in Washington must revisit the antiquated mining permitting process and encourage domestic minerals production.

Latest From Twitter

To prevent election fraud, more than 30 countries ask voters to dip their fingers in silver nitrate ink before cast… https://t.co/NClknsdDSY
The Biden Administration plans to replace 100% of lead water pipes in the country, and copper pipes are the best lo… https://t.co/vsrrrTR1lb
America’s mineral supply – or lack thereof – is a policy problem, not a geology problem. Learn why in this op-ed fr… https://t.co/90d3vf3VTn

Take a Stand for Miners Today Take Action