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American Coal Council

The American Coal Council (ACC) is dedicated to advancing the development and utilization of American coal as an economic, abundant and environmentally sound energy fuel source. The ACC provides educational programs, advocacy support, peer-to-peer networking forums and market intelligence.


American Energy Alliance

American Exploration & Mining Association

NWMA is a 107-year-old, non-partisan trade association founded in Spokane, Washington during the early years of the Coeur d'Alene Mining District. We were soon supporting the mining industry throughout the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington, the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, and the Yukon and Northwest Territories.


America's Power

Sponsored by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), the goal of America's Power is to advance the development and deployment of advanced clean coal technologies that will produce electricity with near-zero emissions.


Arizona Mining Association

This organization was established in 1965, and its mission is to acquire and disseminate educational, business and scientific information that is essential to the formation of sound public policies affecting the Arizona mining industry. 


Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation (CMAEF)

The Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation (CMAEF) is a 501(c)(3) organization created by the Colorado Mining Association (CMA) to educate K–12 teachers and related faculty on the current activities and involvement of the U.S. mining industry. 

CMAEF’s program, All About Mining, began in 1968 on the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) campus in Golden, Colo., and is operated in conjunction with their Office of Special Program and Continuing Education (SPACE). 

CMAEF believes that, whatever your background or profession, you will find the information presented in All About Mining to be factual, educational and informative.


Coal Zoom

A good friend of Rocky Mountain Mining Institute.  "Coal's Foremost Publication"


Colorado Mining Association

The Colorado Mining Association (CMA) is a trade association composed of both small and large enterprises engaged in the exploration for, production and refining of, metals, coal, oil shale, and industrial minerals.


Count on Coal

Institute for Energy Research

The Institute for Energy Research (IER) is a not-for-profit organization that conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets. IER maintains that freely-functioning energy markets provide the most efficient and effective solutions to today’s global energy and environmental challenges and, as such, are critical to the well-being of individuals and society.



Life:Powered is a national initiative of the Texas Public Policy Foundation to raise America's energy IQ. We exist to inform the national discussion about energy and the environment and advocate for policies that promote economic freedom and advance the human condition. By utilizing our abundant, reliable and affordable energy resources, we promote human health, combat poverty, and improve the quality of life for all people.


Lignite Energy Council

The primary objective of the Lignite Energy Council is to maintain a viable lignite coal industry and enhance development of the region’s lignite coal resources for use in generating electricity, synthetic natural gas and valuable byproducts.

Minerals Education Coalition

Excellent resource for educational materials for K-12 teachers. Anyone involved in the minerals industries will benefit from learning where the products come from that are used in our daily lives.


Mining & Metallurgical Society of America

MMSA is a professional organization dedicated to increasing public awareness and understanding about mining and why mined materials are essential to modern society and human well being.


Montana Coal Council

The Montana Coal Council is a nonprofit industry association whose membership includes all major coal mine operators, holders of Montana coal reserves, those who ship the coal, utilities who use the coal, and numerous suppliers and businesses directly and indirectly involved in the coal industry.

National Coal Council

Provides advice and guidance on a continuing basis as requested by the Secretary of Energy on the general policy matters relating to coal.


National Energy Foundation

The National Energy Foundation is a nonprofit educational organization and a national leader in teacher training, student programs, instructional materials, development and distribution.


National Mining Association

The National Mining Association (NMA) is the voice of the US mining industry. NMA represents the interests of mining before Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media.


National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum

National Mining MuseumThe National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum is dedicated to telling the true story about mining, its people, and its importance to the American public.


New Mexico Mining Association

To advance the mineral resources and related industries in New Mexico.


Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) is an international society of professionals in the minerals industry. The SME membership is more than 13,000 strong, with members in nearly 100 countries.


Texas Mining and Reclamation Association

Your connection to people, information and resources in the Texas Mining Industry.


Utah Mining Association

The Utah Mining Association (UMA) is a trade association composed of both small and large enterprises engaged in the exploration for, production and refining of, metals, coal, oil shale, and industrial minerals.


Women in Mining

A nationwide organization composed of individuals employed in, associated with, or interested in the mining industry. The Organization is NOT limited to women only.


Women's Mining Coalition

WMC's mission is to deliver the message to our legislators that a strong mining industry is vitally important to our nation, our communities, our families, and our livelihoods, and that today's regulations and modern technology ensure responsible stewardship of our lands. The Women's Mining Coalition facilitates and provides the opportunity for our grassroots members to band together for a stronger voice with their Congressional delegation.


Wyoming Energy Authority

The Wyoming Energy Authority is an advocate and champion of the energy industry. Wyoming energy powers our country and we foster an environment in which innovators, researchers, developers and stakeholders can collaborate, gather support and act as one cohesive voice.


Wyoming Mining Association

The Wyoming Mining Association (WMA) is a trade association composed of both small and large enterprises engaged in the exploration for, production and refining of, metals, coal, oil shale, and industrial minerals.