Move Mining Next Gen – Enter the Contest!K-12 students, create your 3-minute video about the importance of minerals and mining, and you could win $1,000!
Weekly Fun Fact: Q. Aluminum and chromium are sometimes used in high-performance alloys, also known as what?Click for the answer to this week's fun fact!
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2019 Mineral BabyDid you know the average American uses more than three million pounds of minerals, metals and fuels in their lifetime? The 2019 MEC Mineral Baby illustrates the important work of the mining industry to support our daily lives.
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