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Resource Type: Environmental Education Organizations

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.

Resource Type: Environmental Education Organizations

Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. It has the highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the U.S. Mines has distinguished itself by developing a curriculum...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Alabama Coal Association was formed in 1972 by a small number of surface mining companies who recognized the need for a unified voice  to co pe with the modern-day issues that impact so dramatically on the mining industry. In July 1984, ACA merged with the Alabama Mining Institute, a 75 year...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Arizona and mining have long shared history. From jobs to economic development and much more, mining has been part of the state's infrastructure for more than a century. At the Arizona Mining Association, we work to ensure mining also has a bright future in the Grand Canyon State. Take advantage...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The New York Mineralogical Club is one of the oldest organizations in the nation devoted to the study and appreciation of gems and minerals. Since its founding by George F. Kunz (as in the gemstone “kunzite”) and others in 1886, it has grown to include nearly 250 diverse members ranging from...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Established in 1947, the Club is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to the earth sciences, local geology and mining history, rock-hounding, and lapidary and jewelry arts. It offers the only fully equipped open studio for lapidary and jeweler arts in this region with frequent...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Our Purpose is to promote popular interest and education in the earth sciences, including geology, mineralogy, paleontology, the lapidary arts, and related subjects; to sponsor and provide means of coordinating the work and efforts of persons and groups with similar interests; and by and through...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The East Tennessee Geological Society is a non-profit organization of nearly 100 geoscientists in East Tennessee. Most of us live and work in the Knoxville/Oak Ridge area, but we have members from Memphis to the Tri-Cities area and beyond. We participate in ETGS to stay abreast of technical...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Founded in 1994, the Hi Desert Gold Diggers is a California nonprofit organization dedicated to the study of prospecting and the education of others in these endeavors. Our mission is to: further the study of prospecting and establishment of rare mineral claims, and the education of others in...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Founded in 1903, the Idaho Mining Association (IMA) supports the interests of the state's mining and mineral production industry. Our mission is to serve as the voice of our members as we promote the long-term health of our industry.

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Illinois Coal Association (ICA) is the professional trade organization responsible for the promotion of Illinois coal, a natural resource found in great abundance in Illinois. To carry our its mission, the Springfield-based Association represents the coal industry i nthe state in...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Kentucky Coal Association's membership represents both Eastern and Western Kentucky operations that mine coal through surface and underground methods. This diversity helps KCA build a consensus approach in problem solving and dealing with the complex issues facing our industry.

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) has evolved from a small West Virginia advisory council, which began in 1973. The focus is to include a broad spectrum of interests since the technology needed to protect, reestablish, or enhance the surface resources of the land is not...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Los Angeles Basin Geological Society is comprised of individuals who share an interest in the geology of the Los Angeles Basin. Members come from many geologic disciplines and specialties including petroleum, environmental, engineering, mining, hydro, seismic and academic areas of geologic...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Mining Industry Council of Missouri is a trade association formed in 1966 and incorporated in 1971. Its membership is composed of companies actively engaged in mineral mining and production in Missouri, individual and companies holding mineral rights in property in Missouri and individuals...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Established in 1919, the Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology (MBMG) continues to fulfill its mandate to collect and publish information on Montana's geology to promote orderly and responsible development of the energy, groundwater, and mineral resources of the State. A non-regulatory state...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

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...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The National Mining Association (NMA)’s mission is to build support for public policies that will help Americans fully and responsibly benefit from our abundant domestic coal and mineral resources. Our objective is to engage in and influence the public process on the most significant and timely...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

NSSGA is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. Our members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – are responsible for the essential raw materials found in every home, building, road, bridge and public...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Nevada Division of Minerals encourages and assists in the responsible exploration for and the production of minerals, oil, gas, and geothermal energy which are economically beneficial to the state. The Division is involved in a wide array of activities relating to mineral development. Staff...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Nevada Petroleum and Geothermal Society, Inc. is a nonprofit organization, formed to: foster the development and growth of the petroleum industry in Nevada; promote a high level of professionalism and ethics among the membership through programs of continuing education; cultivate cordial...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

Established by legislation in 1927, the New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources is a research and service division of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NM Tech). We are a non-regulatory agency that serves as the geological survey for the State of New Mexico. Through...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Pennsylvania Coal Alliance is committed to promoting and advancing the Pennsylvania coal industry and the economic and social benefit to the employees, businesses, communities, and consumers who depend on affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy from coal.

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Tennessee Mining Association is the state’s professional association for individuals in the coal mining, rock and stone mining, equipment supply and professional services fields. Our mission is to educate Tennesseans about the important role our member’s industries play within the state’s...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA) serves as a single voice for the Texas mining industry and exhibits integrity, clarity and vision in its efforts to create a balance between mineral production, environmental protection, economic strength and public welfare. The association...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The mission of the Virginia Mining Association is to: encourage cooperation by government, industry and the public to assure a reasonable balance between America’s need for energy, economic stability and responsible environmental practices in the pursuit of the mining of coal; improve the...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

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...

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

The Woecester Mineral Club offers monthly meetings as well as member access to their own claim in Fonda, NY for mining Herkimer diamonds.

Resource Type: Geoscience Organizations

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. WMA promotes the mining industry by communicating with elected officials, regulators, educators...

Resource Type: Member Societies

The Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose nearly 15,000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 85 countries. SME members are engineers, geologists, metallurgists,...

Resource Type: Science Education Organizations

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Science Education Organizations

TERC is a nonprofit STEM education research and development organization. For more than fifty years, TERC has been introducing millions of students throughout the United States to the exciting and rewarding worlds of math and science learning. Led by a group of experiences, forward-thinking math...

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Geoscience Organizations

The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) is part of the Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada. The GSC is Canada’s oldest scientific agency and one of its first government organizations. It was founded in 1842 to help develop a viable Canadian mineral industry by establishing the...

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Geoscience Organizations

The Union Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS) is the international body for caving and speleology. Formed in 1965, its voting members consist of a delegate from each member country. This delegate represents the country's cavers and speleologists, rather than its national body(s). An elected...

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Science Education Organizations

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Geoscience Organizations

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is Europe's premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It is a nonprofit international union of scientists with over 12,500 members from all over the...

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