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Innovation

Next-Generation Energy Technology Depends on Minerals

September 23, 2011

As America evolves to rely on new sources of energy, one fact r...

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Growth

Congress Hears Testimony on Rare Earths

September 22, 2011

The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee held a hearing yest...

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Growth

Minerals Make Life

September 21, 2011

Last week, we set out to discover just how much Americans know ...

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Guest Post

Minerals Make Life Takes On the Issues

September 14, 2011

Momentum continues to build around the national minerals conver...

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Growth

New Report Ranks Minerals At Risk for Supply Disruptions

September 14, 2011

Antimony, platinum group metals and mercury top the list of min...

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Innovation

Minerals Prices, Supply Impacts Innovation

September 12, 2011

On Monday, The Wall Street Journal took a first-hand look at wh...

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Growth

Jobs Frontier Policies Promote Mining, Job Growth

September 12, 2011

On Monday, E&E News reported on a new effort by legislators...

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Growth

Mining Means Jobs in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

September 07, 2011

Three hundred jobs now, 700 more to come. Last week, The Detroi...

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Growth

China Continues to Cut Rare Earths Production

September 06, 2011

  In a move highlighting America’s vulnerability t...

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Growth

Next Generation of Manufacturing Jobs Supported by Minerals

August 28, 2011

“Does America Need Manufacturing?” The New York Tim...

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