NIOSH Announces Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining Program, in conjunction with the Industrial Minerals Association–North America, the National Mining Association, and the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, recognized four organizations in their respective industry sectors, some for developing new safety tools and systems, and others for instituting new health protocols to keep their workforce safe during…

Read More

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry Wins Sentinel of Safety Award

Titan America’s Pennsuco Quarry, located in Medley, Fla., has been awarded the National Mining Association’s (NMA) Sentinel of Safety Award in the Large Quarry Group. A total of 393,825 man-hours were logged without a lost time incident at the quarry. This is the seventh win for Pennsuco Quarry.

Read More

Majority of Voters Want Government to Support Domestic Mining

The National Mining Association (NMA) released new polling showing that the vast majority of voters – including a majority of Democrats, Republicans and Independents – want to see the Biden administration and Congress support domestic mining projects to create jobs, secure our supply chains and reduce reliance on foreign countries for minerals we could be mining here at home.

Read More

Mining Executives Testify on Importance of Domestic Minerals

In testimony before House and Senate natural resources committees, National Mining Association (NMA) General Counsel Katie Sweeney and Hecla Mining Co. Vice President of External Affairs Luke Russell reminded members of Congress that domestic metals and minerals are not only the front-end of the supply chain for countless industries but are also vital to the success of rebuilding American infrastructure.

Read More

NMA VP Testifies on Unwarranted Land Withdrawal

National Mining Association (NMA) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Katie Sweeney told a Senate panel that the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) withdrawal of more than 10 million acres of mineral-rich federal land from mining activity under the guise of sage grouse conservation “will cause serious hardship to the nation’s economic and mineral security,” while doing nothing to combat…

Read More