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A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO

To our community: As I reflect on the past year, it has been nothing short of challenging for everyone as our nation has navigated recovery from the pandemic. We have seen much less of each other face-to-face, and we’re grateful for the opportunities technology has afforded us in our ability to engage with you through digital communications. … More >

THE NEW YORKER: THE DARK SIDE OF CONGO’S COBALT RUSH

THE NEW YORKER: in June, 2014, a man began digging into the soft red earth in the back yard of his house, on the outskirts of Kolwezi, a city in the southern Democratic Republic of the Congo. … More >

VIDEO PRESENTATION: MINING AND MINNESOTA’S ROLE IN MEETING PRESIDENT BIDEN’S GOALS

Watch the presentation on how our state can play a leading role in advancing President Biden’s agenda to prioritize strengthening America’s supply chains, combating climate change and ensuring the future is made in America, by American workers. … More >

CORESAFETY TV: HOW CORESAFETY CAN WORK FOR MINING OPERATIONS OF ANY SIZE

Welcome to the May edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. While it’s obvious that CORESafety is an effective safety and health management system for many large American mining operations, it’s also proving to be beneficial to at least one smaller “start-up” project – Twin Metals Minnesota. … More >

INSIDESOURCES: The Biden Jobs Plan Must Be Built from the Mine Up

Opinion Editorial by Rich Nolan, president and CEO of National Mining Association: President Joe Biden is right: the state of U.S. infrastructure is a catastrophe and it cries out for bold action. The heart of his jobs plan, aimed at rebuilding and modernizing America’s infrastructure and reshoring its industrial base, is the ambition we should hold ourselves to. But it’s a plan and ambition with the potential to fall far short if we don’t recognize and elevate the importance of American-produced raw materials to make it a reality…. More >

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