New Infographic: Mining for a Stable Supply Chain

Posted on October 01, 2018 by Minerals Make Life

Over the past two decades, our import reliance for key mineral commodities has doubled – which means our industries are left vulnerable to unstable supply chains. Minerals and metals are used in the manufacture of products in almost every industry.

For example, 20 percent of goods manufactured today require platinum group metals. In addition, the U.S. Department of Defense uses 750,000 tons of minerals like beryllium and copper each year to make the gear and technology that keeps our troops safe.

A streamlined mine permitting process would support economic growth across the U.S.  It would provide our industries with vital resources and ensure our military has minerals and metals necessary to serve our nation. It’s time to reverse this trend and ensure a strong and secure supply of domestic mineral commodities.

To learn more about how our import reliance impacts our nation’s stability, see our latest infographic.

Innovationresource securitysecuritysupply chain

Latest From Twitter

“A lengthy, outdated federal permitting process has made it increasingly difficult to gain access to domestic resou… https://t.co/6cUxbS9WEe
In response to our growing reliance on imports, the President issued an executive order to promote and encourage th… https://t.co/i80t255TzJ
From foundations to roofs, roads and bridges to communications grids and data storage centers—America’s infrastruct… https://t.co/v2UR75RBLi

Take a Stand for Miners Today Take Action