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Federal Initiative Spotlights Minerals in Energy

October 14, 2011

In a push to cut national oil imports by one-third by 2025, the O...

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National Defense Through Minerals Security

October 13, 2011

By Hal Quinn, President and CEO, National Mining Association A Pe...

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Manufacturers Use Minerals in Innovative “3-D Printing”

October 06, 2011

As the building blocks of innovation and the lifeblood of manufac...

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Sen. Murkowski Introduces Critical Minerals Amendment to Currency Bill

October 05, 2011

In an effort to promote the domestic production of critical min...

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Accessing Alaska’s Untapped Critical Minerals

October 04, 2011

Hundreds of political leaders, mining officials and executives, g...

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Molycorp’s CEO Discusses U.S. Rare Earth Imports

September 28, 2011

On Monday, Mark A. Smith, CEO of Molycorp Inc., appeared on Bloom...

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AngloGold Ashanti Donates Local Gold to Restore Denver Capitol Dome

September 27, 2011

In observance of a proud state tradition, AngloGold Ashanti recen...

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Next-Generation Energy Technology Depends on Minerals

September 23, 2011

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

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Congress Hears Testimony on Rare Earths

September 22, 2011

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

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Minerals Make Life

September 21, 2011

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

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