Facts, Stats and Data

On average, every American uses approximately 3.4 tons of coal and nearly 40,000 pounds of newly mined materials each year. With nearly 50 percent of all U.S. electricity generated from coal and uranium and nearly every manufactured good containing some mineral component, mining has never been a more vital industry.

Learn more about the benefits of affordable, reliable coal-generated electricity and the invaluable role of minerals in our lives through NMA’s: