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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 2021
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
Environment, Social, Government (ESG) for Mining.
This will be a series of panel discussions on these topics. Watch for more information coming!
The following recent Webinars are completed and the videos are posted.
Critical Minerals (..er Penalty Elements) from
Mine to Metal in the Copper Supply Chain
May 14, 2021
Setting the Right Foundations to Perform High Quality Due Diligence
April 23, 2021
More -- Video
Legacy Abandoned Mine Lands - Progress and Plans April 19, 2021
Materiality in Regulation S-K 1300 Technical Reports. 1pm MT
March 5, 2021
Slides -- Questions -- Video
Watch for more Webinars coming soon!
See all MMSA Webinars and Conferences - Full List
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