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  American Rock Mechanics Association  
  The American Rock Mechanics Association is your sole direct link in the United States to the professionals, companies, firms, teachers, and students in the field of rock mechanics and rock engineering.  
  Since it was established in 1982, ANMOPYC’s, Spanish Association of Equipment Manufacturers for the Construction and Mining Industries, main purpose is the development and promotion of member companies sales in foreign markets, along with the intensive search for new markets and the protection of the members interests in front of third countries.  
  Alaska Miners Association  
  The Alaska Miners Association is a non-profit corporation headquartered in Anchorage with a branch office in Fairbanks and Juneau. Chapters are located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Juneau, Denali, and Nome.  The association works to promote the mining industry in Alaska. It advocates the development and use of Alaska's mineral resources to provide an economic base for the State.  
  Arizona Mining Association  
  The Arizona Mining Association was established in 1965, as a non-profit business league.  Our 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.  
  Association of American State Geologists  
  The Association of American State Geologists (AASG) is an organization of the chief executives of the state geological surveys in 50 states and Puerto Rico. The responsibilities of the various state surveys differ from state to state, depending upon the enabling legislation and the traditions under which the survey evolved. Almost all function as a basic information source for their state governments' executive, legislative, and judicial branches. Some have regulatory responsibilities for water, oil and gas, land reclamation, etc.  
  Australian Mines and Metals Association  
  AMMA (Australian Mines and Metals Association) is the national employer association representing the workplace relations and human resource management interests of the resources sector and allied industries. AMMA incorporated in 1918 and operates as a not-for-profit organisation.  
  California Mining Association   
  The California Mining Association is dedicated to the advancement of responsible mining and the education of the public to the vital role of minerals and mining in our society.  
  Canadian Association of Mining Equipment and Services for Export.  As a mining industry end-user, broker, agent, or distributor, we invite you to use this web-site to discover the broad range of goods and services offered to the mining industry by our member companies. You can find out CAMESE's membership capabilities by visiting the members area. You can contact member firms directly by e-mail or other means provided with each profile in the Member directory area.  
  Colorado Mining Association  
  The Colorado Mining Association (CMA), is a trade association whose membership, numbering 120 companies and 700 individuals, is composed of both small and large enterprises engaged in the exploration for, production and refining of, metals, coal, oil shale, and industrial minerals; firms that manufacture and distribute mining and mineral processing equipment and supplies; and other institutions providing services and supplies to the mineral industry.  
  Friends of Coal  
  The Friends of Coal is dedicated to inform and educate West Virginia citizens about the coal industry and its vital role in the state's future. Our goal is to provide a united voice for an industry that has been and remains a critical economic contributor to West Virginia. By working together, we can provide good jobs and benefits for future generations, which will keep our children and grandchildren close to home.  
  Georgia Mining Association  
  The mission of the Georgia Mining Association is to advance and encourage the mineral resource industries of the State of Georgia, to provide information on legislative matters to the membership and to create a better understanding among the people of Georgia about the importance of the mining industry.  
  Idaho Mining Association  
  The Idaho Mining Association was founded in 1903 to further the interests of Idaho's mining industry and minerals production. As the association grew over the years, it took on concerns such as environmental responsibility and clean water issues, strong involvement with local communities and preserving its history. Today the association has more than fifty members who meet throughout the state on a regular basis to ensure that mining remains a strong and responsible industry in Idaho's economic makeup.  
  Illinois Coal Association   
  The Illinois Coal Association is the professional trade organization responsible for the promotion of Illinois coal, a natural resource found in great abundance in Illinois. To carry out its mission, the Springfield-based Association represents the coal industry in the state in governmental affairs, in public relations and in related matters. Through the Association, companies producing coal in Illinois deal with issues affecting their interests with a single unified voice.  
  Indonesian Mining Association  
  The association serves as a linking among Government and the mining industry, organizing lectures, seminars and training activities for the members, organizing periodic conference on mining in Indonesia, publishes proceedings and mining information, and representing the indonesian mining industry at national and international meetings.  
  International Council on Mining and Metals  
  ICMM is a CEO-led organization representing many of the world's leading mining and metals companies as well as regional, national and commodity associations. ICMM members are committed to the responsible production of the minerals and metals society needs.  
  Kentucky Coal Association  
  The Mission of the Kentucky Coal Association is to provide effective leadership for the coal industry and ultimately to enhance the ability of the Kentucky coal industry to compete in domestic and world coal markets.  
  Mining Association of British Columbia  
  The Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) speaks on behalf of mineral producers and advanced development companies involved in the exploration, development and smelting of minerals in British Columbia, Canada. In doing so, it has come to be regarded as the predominant voice of mining in British Columbia.  
  Mining Association of Canada  
  MAC's mission is to promote, through the collective action of members, the growth and development of Canada's mining and mineral-processing industry, for the benefit of all Canadians.  
  Mining Association of South Carolina  
  The Mining Association of South Carolina consists of individuals, firms and corporations whose common interest is the development of mineral resources, in an environmentally sound manner, in the state of South Carolina. We advise and safeguard the business interests of our members through regulatory, legislative, public relations and educational programs. We promote harmony within our industry and with the general public consistent with high standards of responsibility, skill, and integrity.  
  Mining Electrical Maintenance & Safety Association  
  MEMSA was first founded as the organization known for fifty four years as OPMA. The Open Pit Mining Organization was founded in 1945 by a group of electrical mining employees in a small area know for it’s surface coal. Joining together to trade knowledge and ideas relative to the mining industry, this group of men and women miners with an electrical interest has grown through the years to include mine electricians, electrical supervisors, and electrical engineers from a diverse spectrum of mining interests including coal, phosphate, aggregates, and potash to name a few.  
  Mining Industry Council of Missouri   
  The Council maintains an office in Jefferson City which serves as a clearing house for the mining and mineral resources industry in the state`s capitol, keeping industry informed as to matters pending in the Legislature and in State administrative agencies and working for constructive action that will adequately recognize mining`s special problems. It serves as the industry spokesman on a wide range of matters including environmental quality, mined land reclamation, taxation, conservation and health and safety. The mining Industry Council coordinates the efforts of the industry in advocating measures that will promote the development of our mineral resources and the maintenance of a strong and healthy mining and mineral resources industry in the State of Missouri.  
  Minnesota Iron Mining  
  We are the people and businesses that transform hard rock into the raw material to make cold steel. We are the 4,000 men and women working at six companies who blast the rock, crush and grind it and transform it into iron ore pellets that will be transformed further into steel. We are the hundreds of businesses with more than 14,000 employees who provide goods and services to mining companies. We are Minnesota Iron Mining.  
  Montana Mining Association  
  The Montana Mining Association is dedicated to protecting and preserving mining in the state of Montana. The association monitors and influences state government agencies, educates the public, assists citizens and local mining groups, and lobbies the state legislature. The Montana Mining Association assists its producing members in ensuring the support of mining and the livelihoods of their employees through sound mining methods and strong environmental practices.  
  National Mining Association  
  The National Mining Association (NMA) is the voice of the American mining industry in Washington, D.C. NMA is the only national trade organization that represents the interests of mining before Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media.  Our membership includes more than 325 corporations involved in all aspects of the mining industry including coal, metal and industrial mineral producers, mineral processors, equipment manufacturers, state associations, bulk transporters, engineering firms, consultants, financial institutions and other companies that supply goods and services to the mining industry. NMA provides a forum for all the diverse segments of the mining industry to come together and advocate public policies designed to protect and expand opportunities for domestic mining.  
  Nevada Mining Association  
  The Nevada Mining Association and its members care about the environment and the cultural and economic future of the entire state. Mining is an industry that promotes safety and education, and responsibly produces materials for products necessary to today's standard of living.  
  New Mexico Mining Association  
  The NMMA serves as a spokesman for the mining industry in New Mexico.  The association works in cooperation with other state mining associations and the National Mining Association to keep the industry informed on pending legislation.  The organization also promotes constructive programs and actions that will adequately recognize and serve mining’s special problems and needs.   
  Northwest Mining Association  
  Today, NWMA is a regional association representing our members’ interests throughout the United States and Canada, and facilitating their global interests. NWMA serves in the role of the state mining association for Oregon and Washington, working closely with sister organizations representing the aggregate industry. We also work closely with the National Mining Association, state mining associations in the western United States, as well as provincial and regional mining associations throughout Canada.  
  Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association  
  The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association is the trade association in Ohio that represents all of the state's mining operations, except coal. These commodities include mostly construction materials, both natural and manmade, such as aggregates (which are sand, gravel, slag, and crushed limestone, dolomite, and sandstone), salt, clay, shale, gypsum, industrial sand, building stone, lime, cement, and recycled concrete.  
  Ohio Coal Association  
  The Ohio Coal Association is a trade association dedicated to representing Ohio’s coal industry. As a united front, the Association is committed to advancing the development and utilization of Ohio coal as an abundant, economic and environmentally sound energy source.  
  Ontario Mining Association  
  The majority of OMA members are operating mines in Northern Ontario and produce gold, nickel, copper and a variety of other metals and minerals. Several other operations are located in Southern Ontario and are involved in the production of salt, gypsum and other industrial minerals. Member companies provide direct employment for approximately 16,500 people across the province.  
  Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers  
  Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Perú (IIMP) is a non-profit private association formed by professionals and technicians, and by local or foreign individuals and legal entities engaged in the mining activity or linked to the country mining industry.  
  Saskatchewan Mining Association  
To enhance and encourage the well-being of the mining industry in Saskatchewan.  
  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 11,500 strong, with members in nearly 100 countries.  SME is organized into five distinct divisions - coal & energy, environmental, industrial minerals, mineral and metallurgical processing, and mining and exploration. These divisions reflect the rich diversity of the SME membership and serve as a framework for SME's committee structure.  Professional development and information exchange have been watchwords at SME from the beginning. Nowhere is this commitment more evident than in the range of programs and services available to SME members. Publications, professional registration, peer-review of technical papers, college accreditation programs, meetings and exhibits, public education, and SME short courses are just a few examples.   
  Surface Mining Association for Research & Technology  
  SMART is an association of mining companies that meet regularly to coordinate the technology development needed by the mining industry. Since 1995, the member companies have directed research and influenced the manufacturers and suppliers to improve surface mining technology and services. SMART actively supports learning seminars, collaborative research projects, and user groups.  
  Texas Mining and Reclamation Association  
  The Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA) is working to solidify the needs and opinions of the various mining sectors into one voice which can be heard on the vital matters of balance between mineral production, environmental protection, economic strength and public welfare.  
  Utah Mining Association  
  The Utah Mining Association, established in 1915, provides its members with full-time professional industry representation before the State Legislature; various government regulatory agencies on the federal, state and local levels; other associations, and business and industry groups. UMA helps to promote and protect the mining industry.   
  Virginia Mining Association  
  The Virginia Mining Association Inc. (VMA) is a non-profit trade association, representing Virginia’s coal mining companies and the vendors and suppliers who support the industry.  
  Western Mining Electrical Association  
  WMEA is a non-profit organization of people who are involved in mining equipment throughout North America and who have a common desire to share information and ideas with each other. The sole objective and purpose of WMEA is to enhance communications between people who have a common responsibility of maintaining, improving and utilizing electrical mining equipment. WMEA is made up of employees of mining operations (regular members, voting) and employees of firms that manufacture and/or service mining electrical equipment (affiliated members, non-voting).  
  Western Region Master Mechanics Association  
  “Best practice”, is simply an opportunity for everyone to share with the group, any area of maintenance that they feel is working well for their respective companies. It is also an opportunity to just let the group know of any new happenings at your mine. It also provides the group an opportunity to ask questions and perhaps gain some in-sight for things that could be implemented at different sites. As we come across subjects that stir a lot of conversation, we will ask that person to prepare a presentation on the topic at the next meeting.  
  Western Suppliers Association  
  The sole objective and purpose of the Association is to enhance communications and knowledge of people who have a common responsibility of maintaining, improving reliability and utilization of Surface & Underground Mining Equipment, and to promote the technology associated with such equipment.
  West Virginia Coal Association  
  Located in Charleston, W.Va., the West Virginia Coal Association is a trade association representing more than 90 percent of the state's underground and surface coal mine production. Its purpose is to have a unified voice representing the state's coal industry as well as increase emphasis on coal as a reliable energy source to help the nation achieve energy independence.  
  Women In Mining Education Foundation  
  WOMEN IN MINING (WIM) is a nationwide organization composed of individuals employed in, associated with, or interested in the mining industry.  Members include engineers, geologists, land men, secretaries, lobbyists, mine workers, educators and concerned citizens. Many WIM members are business and civic leaders extending their influence and expertise into their local communities. Such varied backgrounds are extremely beneficial to the organization and members are encouraged to share this expertise and experience both formally and informally.  
  Wyoming Mining Association  
The Wyoming Mining Association serves as a unified voice, providing value at a reasonable cost to its membership, by communicating, influencing, and promoting issues on behalf of the mining industry.  
  Yukon Chamber of Mines  
  The Yukon Chamber of Mines mission is to strive to represent the full spectrum of exploration and mining activities in the Yukon, to promote responsible and prosperous exploration and mining industries in the Yukon, to represent the interests of the mining industry at all levels of government discussion, to increase public awareness of the benefits of responsible, sustainable development of mineral resources.  
  Yukon Mine Training Association  
  The Yukon Mine Training Association (YMTA) is a partnership between the Yukon's mining industry and First Nations. We are committed to working together to maximize employment opportunities emerging from the growth of the mining and related resource industries in the North for First Nations and other Yukoners.   The YMTA also ensures that safety training is developed and delivered, meeting industry standards.