AEMA Writes Letter in Support of Congressman Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Department of the Interior

January  17, 2017   Dear Chairman  Murkowski  and Ranking Member  Cantwell: American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) strongly supports the confirmation of Congressman Ryan Zinke as Secretary of the Department of the Interior. As a fifth generation Montanan representing a state with a large portion of federal public lands, Congressman Zinke understands the importance of […]

PRESS RELEASE: National Mining Group Blasts Latest Obama Withdrawals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 13, 2017 National Mining Group Blasts Latest Obama Withdrawals Last Minute Land Grab in OR & MN Kills Jobs and Harms Public Education This week, the Obama administration has undertaken more land withdrawals in the waning hours of its administration. The Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument will add 42,000 acres of public land […]

PRESS RELEASE: Government Small Business Panel Blasts EPA Rule

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 11, 2017 GOVERNMENT SMALL BUSINESS PANEL BLASTS EPA RULE Bonding Rules Harm Small Business and Panel Calls on EPA to Change Today, the federal government released the Report of the Small Business Advocacy Review Panel (SBAR Panel) convened for EPA’s proposed rule: Financial Responsibility Requirements for the Hardrock Mining Industry […]

AEMA Honors Two American Mine Projects

Mining Group Honors Eagle Mine and PolyMet Mining  AEMA Honors Two American Mine Projects The American Exploration & Mining Association (AEMA) honored two Midwestern mining companies at its 122nd Annual Meeting last week in Reno, Nevada. Minnesota based PolyMet Mining Inc. received AEMA’s Environmental Excellence Award for its responsible development of the NorthMet Project, located near […]

Coeur Mining CEO Addresses Mining Industry

Coeur Mining CEO Addresses Mining Industry Chicago-based Coeur Mining CEO addresses Mining Industry at AEMA’s 122nd Annual Meeting Mitchell J. Krebs. President & CEO of Chicago-based Coeur Mining, Inc. addressed a sold-out Industry Outlook Luncheon today at American Exploration & Mining Association’s (AEMA) 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses in Reno, Nevada. Mr. Krebs addressed several […]

Western Governors’ Association James Ogsbury Addresses Mining Industry

Western Governors’ Association James Ogsbury Addresses Mining Industry Executive Director Addresses Mining Industry at AEMA’s 122nd Annual Meeting Stresses Important Role Mining Plays in Western US Success James D. Ogsbury, Western Governors’ Association (WGA) Executive Director addressed a sold-out Welcoming Luncheon today at American Exploration & Mining Association’s (AEMA) 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses in Reno, Nevada. “Mining’s […]

EPA ISSUES JOB KILLING RULE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 2, 2016 EPA ISSUES JOB KILLING RULE EPA CERCLA Financial Assurance Rule Ignores States and Small Business Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its deeply flawed proposed financial assurance rule that duplicates and overlaps the current effective federal and state hardrock mining financial assurance programs and threatens to preempt […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: AEMA Convenes 122ND Annual Meeting & Exposition

For Immediate Release: December 2, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY: AEMA Convenes 122ND Annual Meeting & Exposition Reno, Nevada to Host Largest Annual Mineral Exploration Sector Gathering The American Exploration & Mining Association’s (AEMA) 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses will open Monday, December 5th at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks/Reno, Nevada. The Annual Meeting is the […]

PRESS RELEASE: Eleventh Hour Withdrawals Cut Public Out of Public Lands Processes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 22, 2016  Eleventh Hour Withdrawals Cut Public Out of Public Lands Processes  Yesterday, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a two-year administrative segregation and proposed withdrawal of approximately 30,000 acres near Gardiner, MT. The Obama administration, in its final days, is misusing executive authority to further impede economic development on multiple-use […]

Preventing Structural Failures Alert

Preventing Structural Failures Alert Below is an important message from Kevin Stricklin, Acting Administrator for Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) about preventing structural Failures.  MSHA’s Metal and Nonmetal program area has published a Hazard Alert on structural issues, we encourages you to review it, download and print […]