2017 Fly-In April 30 - May 4 2017



WMC Group at 2017 FlyIn

Summary of the 25th annual Fly-In to Washington D.C. on April 30 – May 4, 2017! More

2017 Trip Summary

2017 Issue Papers


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WMC Submits comments on CERCLA 108(b) Financial Assurance


The Southern Arizona Business Coalition

has a couple of very interesting videos about women in mining in the early days of mining. Check it out at: http://working4arizona.org/?p=1296

Women in Mining and Aggregates:
17 Leaders to Follow

Firmatek has published a list of women who are currently shaping the mining and aggregates industries with their knowledge, skills and hard work. 7 of 17 women mentioned are WMC members!


WMC Files Comments on the Sage Brush Grouse Focal Area Withdrawal DEIS.

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Women’s Mining Coalition at SME in Denver!

Ruth Carraher presented information about the Women's Mining Coalition at the SME Media Room.

See the Presentation here. Hear what Ruth said here.

WMC members participate in Nevada Mineral Exploration Coalition’s Exploration Day at the Nevada Legislature

Minerals and Metals Help Improve our
National Security

February 3, 2017

Recently, Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) introduced the “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2017” in the Senate and House, respectively. In doing so, they highlighted the important role that minerals play in our national security. Read more at National Mining Association

Alaska Miners Association Applauds Disapproval of Anti-Coal Rule

(Anchorage, Alaska) - For the first time in many years, the coal mining industry scored a major victory this week.  Thursday, U.S. Senate passed H.J. Res. 38, the Congressional Review Act resolution of disapproval annulling the Obama administration's anti-coal mining regulation which they had labeled the "stream protection rule." The rule, however, had nothing to do with protecting streams, but was yet another attempt by the former administration to end coal mining in America.  The U.S House passed the measure Wednesday. More

WMC Longtime Member MARY KORPI Nominated as Distinguished Nevadan

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WMC received the

2016 Prazen Living Legend of Mining Award

at the National Mining Hall of Fame
and Museum Banquet

September 24, 2016
Every year, the National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum (NMHF&M) selects an individual or entity that has demonstrated ongoing, innovative work educating the public, policy makers, educators, or related institutions about the importance of the mineral and mining industry to our everyday lives.  MORE

See Congratulations Certificate from Nevada Gov Sandoval

WMC At NMHF Banquet

WMC Receiving Prazen award
Kathy Benedetto, Ruth Carraher and Debra Struhsacker
receiving the Prazen Living Legend Award at the National Mining Hall of Fame
Banquet, September 24, 2016.

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We provide members of Congress and other policy makers with facts about the modern mining industry, and the importance of mining to the U.S. economy and our daily lives. WMC members document the industry's commitment to resource stewardship and environmentally responsible mining.

A strong mining industry is vitally important to America. WMC members deliver the message that jobs all across the country depend on mining, and that today's regulations and modern technology ensure state-of-the-art environmental protection at U.S. mines. WMC members provide policy makers with first-hand information about the technological advancements and environmental stewardship of today's mining industry.

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