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Visit the MMSA Mining Facts Web Site
The site targets Capitol Hill Staff to provide information about the mining industry and how regulations and bills in Congress affect the mining industry. The site also links to other organizations that track actions important to mining. Feedback from members is always welcome.
Dedicated to: promoting and improving understanding and appreciation
of the role of the U.S. Mining Industry
Focus: mining, minerals and their uses, related environmental issues and government policies.
Recruit New Members
Letter From the President
Who is MMSA
- Professional Organization Focused on Fundamental Principles and Issues Facing The Minerals Industry
- Members are Engaged Industry Leaders Representing All Facets of the Minerals Industry
Flexible Organization Able to Respond Quickly to Opportunities to Support and Promote the Industry
- Dedicated to Supporting Regulatory and Public Awareness through Webinars, Seminars and other Advisory Activities
- Active Collaboration with other Minerals Industry Organizations
Information about MMSA Membership and How to Apply.
MMSA has two member categories -
Regular Member and Qualified Professional Member.
Members Only LogIn
A Presentation by MMSA Past President, Bob Schafer, about Qualified Professionals and what MMSA is doing to certify members.
Statement of Ethics
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
The following documents explain the CPD program for Qualified Professional (QP) members. (09/25/19)
The MMSA History DVD can be sent on request.
We still have a few copies left.
You can also view the DVD on the MMSA YouTube page.
Events and News
Recycling Fact Sheet
Mining is always necessary!
See all MMSA Webinars and Conferences -
Long-term Supply of Critical Minerals Affected by Permitting Delays
May 6, 2022
Presented by Virginia Mclemore and Sam Ballingrud.
Q&A - Mclemore Slides - Ballingrud Slides- Video
Environment, Social, Government (ESG) for Mining.
This is a series of panel discussions on these topics.
ESG#5 - ESG 101 for Investors Coming soon.
The following recent Webinars are completed and the videos are posted.
Abandoned Mine Lands - Building Trust & Taking Action
April 6-7, 2022
See Past AML conference reports.
ESG#4 - March 18, 2022. 1pm MT
The E in ESG: There is no S or G without the E. Early, effective and encompassing environmental characterization and management.
Watch for more Webinars coming soon!
COPPER has public health benefits. The Women's Mining Coalition has prepared a white paper with information about the antimicrobial properties of Copper and advocating for more domestic production.
Amy Jacobsen, MMSA President, asks members to help with developing other white papers about important minerals.
GAO Report on Abandoned Hardrock Mines
See Report here