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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.
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
New QP Categories are ready for application.
See the Membership Information Page.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
The following documents explain the CPD program for Qualified Professional (QP) members. (09/25/19)
Postponed to Spring 2022
Abandoned Mine Land Summit
Topic: Improving Abandoned Mine Lands - Building Trust and Taking Action
Tour: See first-hand what can be done to improve landscapes impacted by historic mining
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.
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.
Events and News
Recycling Fact Sheet
Mining is always necessary!
Abandoned Mine Lands Conference coming April 2022. More info soon.
See Past conference information.
See all MMSA Webinars and Conferences -
Environment, Social, Government (ESG) for Mining.
This is a series of panel discussions on these topics.
#2 Social Issues – Social License to Operate
2021 MMSA ESG WEBINAR SERIES
December 3, 2021
The following recent Webinars are completed and the videos are posted.
Compliance with NI 43-101 – The Regulators Observations on Ongoing and Emerging Challenges – The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
DATE: November 19, 2021
-- Q&A and Chat -- Video
2021 ESG WEBINAR SERIES
#1 ESG Experts Panel Discussion October 1, 2021. More -- Slides -- Questions -- Video
Critical Minerals (..er Penalty Elements) from
Mine to Metal in the Copper Supply Chain
May 14, 2021
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