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2023 Reclamation & Safety Awards

2023 Excellence in Mine Health & Safety Recognition Awards OUTSTANDING SAFETY PERFORMANCE Trapper Mining Inc. OUTSTANDING SAFETY PERFORMANCE West Elk Mine, Mountain Coal Company, LLC INNOVATIVE SAFETY TECHNOLOGY Water Fill Access Bridge John Clawson & Crew: Doug Griffis, Nathan Head, Butch...

A Message from the President: May 2024

The legislative session came to a close on May 8 and despite a wide range of challenges raised for the regulated community, the session was relatively productive for the mining industry. Among the most...

Legislative Update: It’s a Wrap!

The 74th General Assembly adjourned sine die around 8 pm on May 8. They will return as a body on January 8, 2025, with some new faces following the November elections. The session seemed busier...

Education Foundation Update: May 2024

The Colorado Mining Association Education Foundation is excited for our summer workshops! We have almost 60 teachers from across the state enrolled in our three courses. They come from rural areas, mining towns and...

A Message from the President: April 2024

With only two weeks remaining in the 2024 legislative session, significant legislation impacting the mining industry is in the final stages of consideration. The financial and administrative aspects of two pieces of legislation offered...

Legislative Update: Bottom of the Eighth Inning

Since the Rockies opened their season just over two weeks ago, a baseball analogy seems appropriate. With only three weeks to go before adjournment sine die, the legislature is now not only running hearings...

A Message from the President: March 2024

March has been a busy month with increased activity at the State Capitol as more legislation impacting mining has been introduced and several high-profile pieces of legislation have been introduced and are scheduled to...

Legislative Update: Halfway to Adjournment!

Last weekend we hit legislative day 60, halfway to the final day of the 120 day legislative session. In that time over 600 legislative proposals, resolutions, memorials, and procedural matters have been introduced at...

A Message from the President: February 2024

The 2024 legislative session is quickly picking up speed with significant legislation impacting the mining industry and our industry partners beginning to take shape and be introduced. Among the top priorities for CMA members...