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Op-ed: America must secure its supply chains against a vulnerability of its own making

June 03, 2019

Over the past few decades, through an intentional dominance of th...

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Op-ed: A Critical Moment for U.S. Industrial Policy

June 03, 2019

America’s technological future depends on access to the materia...

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Rapidly Advancing Mining Tech Propels Innovation

May 29, 2019

Technology has changed almost every industry in our modern world,...

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Op-ed: Keep competition for minerals from erupting into a conflict

May 21, 2019

Amid a growing need for materials deemed critically important in ...

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Op-ed: Rare-Earth Mining: A National Security Imperative

May 21, 2019

On April 30, the Department of Defense (DoD) published a new inte...

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Op-ed: Make smart changes to the General Mining Law

May 21, 2019

Clamp a royalty on minerals and metals mined on federal lands in ...

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More Precious Than Jewelry

May 20, 2019

When we think of precious metals, it’s hard not to think of jew...

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Op-ed: Secure American energy supply chains — before China does

May 16, 2019

Bipartisanship is a rare but critical commodity in Washington the...

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Reform of 1872 law would make Barrick, Newmont pay federal mineral royalties

May 13, 2019

The federal law designed to promote gold mining in the West was e...

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Op-ed: The politics of hard-rock mining

May 13, 2019

America needs a new political discourse on hard-rock mining. The ...

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