Permitting Reform is the Key to a Secure Energy Future

We are entering the most mineral and metal intensive era in human history. Mining and minerals play such a critical role in sustaining our homes, roads, pipelines, essential electronics, and so much more, that we are nearly in constant contact with them in some way. It’s easy to overlook the role... Read More

Defense Production Act – What Does it Mean for Minerals?

Minerals are critical to energy – the building blocks for a range of advanced energy technologies – but they are also critical to national security.   In an effort to reduce the United States’ reliance on China and other adversarial nations for battery materials, President Biden invoked the Defense... Read More

Global Supply Chains Need American Mineral and Energy Production

The delicate nature of global supply chains was something many of us took for granted before the COVID-19 pandemic. Two years later, we now have a clear picture of just how precarious our extensive reliance on over-extended supply chains has become. It’s time to address this vulnerability head on by... Read More

U.S. Minerals Will Secure America’s Remote-Work Future

In March, many of us packed our laptops and headed home for what we thought would be a short few weeks of working from home. Eight months later, not only are we still in the same predicament, but one-fifth of the workforce could be entirely remote after the pandemic. A growing number of companies, including... Read More