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Rep. Mike Coffman launches congressional rare earths caucus

November 10, 2011

On Wednesday, Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman announced the creation o...

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Report shows mineral production in Alaska worth $3.1 billion to state

November 10, 2011

According to a state report released Wednesday, the value of mine...

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Increased metal demand drives U.S. economic growth

November 09, 2011

As the U.S. recovers from the economic downturn, industries like ...

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Administration’s Dirt Tax threatens U.S. minerals mining

November 08, 2011

By Hal Quinn, President and CEO, National Mining Association As t...

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Mining boosts jobs numbers in Alaska and Colorado

November 07, 2011

Economists are pointing to mining as a leading force in America...

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Legislators Call for Urgent Action on Critical Minerals

November 04, 2011

Three legislators yesterday blasted the outdated policies and exc...

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Domestic Rare Earth Project makes U.S. Less Dependent on China

November 02, 2011

Since the 1980s, China has taken over the rare earth minerals mar...

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Study Highlights Increased Exploration in Nevada

November 01, 2011

Mineral exploration in Nevada is booming. According to a new stud...

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Lithium Key to New Military Technology

October 28, 2011

In efforts to upgrade the Joint Strike Fighter Program, the U.S. ...

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House Passes Legislation to Create Jobs, Fuel Economy

October 27, 2011

The U.S. House yesterday passed legislation that is set to genera...

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