U.S. and Greenland in technical engagement on mining education & training

Original Article from International Mining. Posted Nov. 23, 2020 The United States and Greenland are advancing mutual commitments to sound mineral sector governance through technical engagement with the Greenland School of Minerals and Petroleum (KTI Råstofskolen, or KTI). The US Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR) signed a $1.2 million cooperative agreement with…

Trump Issues Executive Order on Addressing Critical Minerals

Original article from defense news Critical Minerals Executive Order   WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency in the mining industry, aimed at boosting domestic production of rare earth minerals critical for military technologies while reducing the country’s dependence on China. Trump ordered his Cabinet secretaries to study…

Statement on Nuclear Working Group’s Strategy to Restore American Nuclear Energy Leadership

UTAH MINING ASSOCIATION STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF THE NUCLEAR WORKING GROUP’S STRATEGY TO RESTORE AMERICAN NUCLEAR ENERGY LEADERSHIP SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH — U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette released the Nuclear Fuels Working Group’s Strategy to Restore American Nuclear Energy Leadership today. The report is a result of the efforts of the Nuclear…

COVID-19 Resources for Utah Mining Industry

RESOURCES Updated 3.29.2020 coronavirus.utah.gov coronavirus.utah.gov/business/ Preparing the Workplace for COVID-19 Medicaid and Medicare guidance Deducting COVID-19 expenses from taxes Export-Import Bank information SBA Economic Industry Loans Salt Lake City Economic Injury Loans Unemployment Insurance information Pre-Layoff Services for businesses Workers Compensation Fund information Utah Leads Together – Governor’s response and recovery plan CARES ACT–SBA Loan…

Rio Tinto Invests $1.5 Billion to Continue Production at Kennecott Copper To 2032

Source: Rio Tinto Rio Tinto has approved a $1.5 billion investment (100 per cent basis) to continue production at its Kennecott copper operation in the United States. The investment over the next six years will extend operations at Kennecott to 2032. The investment will further extend strip waste rock mining and support additional infrastructure development…

Utah Mining Association Selects Brian Somers as New President

Utah Mining Association Selects Brian Somers as New President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   JANUARY 11, 2019 Contact: Jocelyn Clark Phone: 801-364-1874/385-290-0692 Email: education@utahmining.org Utah Mining Association Selects Brian Somers as New President SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Utah Mining Association announced today that it has selected Brian Somers as president effective January 25, 2019. As the president, he will lead the Association’s management and…

Utah Mining Association Announces Leadership Changes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   OCTOBER 31, 2018 Contact: Jocelyn Clark Phone: 801-364-1874/385-290-0692 Email: education@utahmining.org Utah Mining Association Announces Leadership Changes SALT LAKE CITY, UT— The Utah Mining Association announced today that Mark Compton, President, will depart from the Association on January 15, 2019 to pursue new leadership opportunities outside of the Association. A search for…