Statistics and information on the worldwide supply of, demand for, and flow of minerals and materials essential to the U.S. economy, the national security, and protection of the environment.
Groundbreaking has begun for a lithium-ion battery factory in Nevada that, at capacity, could manufacture enough batteries to power 500,000 electric vehicles of various types and provide economies of scale to reduce the cost of batteries.
The cascading effect of efforts in the United States to mitigate SO2 emissions from multiple sources through the enactment of the Clean Air Act, and its amendments, has resulted in more than improved air quality alone.
A new report from the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) provides and applies a systematic methodology to screen for potentially critical minerals.
USGS Circular 1421 details the nonfuel minerals industry of Iran, encompassing industrial minerals and metals.
USGS Fact Sheet 2015-3082 Comparison of U.S. net import reliance for nonfuel mineral commodities�A 60-year retrospective (1954�1984�2014)
USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5075 investigates changing United States copper metal and scrap use and trade patterns, 1995-2014
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U.S. mines produced an estimated $75.2 billion of raw mineral materials in 2017 � a 6 percent increase over 2016 � the U.S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday, January 31, in its annual Mineral Commodity Summaries.