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Respecting the treasures of our land

Welcome to the online home of the Idaho Mining Association! Our mission is to serve as the voice of our members as we promote the long-term health of our industry.

Idaho mining is responsible for high-paying jobs in communities where those jobs are needed most. Our people help provide the raw materials to power, build and feed America. And we do it in a way that is sustainable and responsible for Idaho.

We are fortunate in Idaho to have a diverse mineral base. Our geology is one of this state’s most important assets, and a health mining industry helps utilize that asset over the long term.

Mining is also important for the economic health and vitality of America. Idaho mines produce materials used in a dizzying number of products, things we use every day. A strong industry is critical for keeping those products available and our economy moving.