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At the Center of Utah Industry Since 1915



Join with us to make a strong mining industry in Utah
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Celebrating a Century as
the Voice of the Utah Mining Industry

Founded in 1915, the Utah Mining Association (UMA) is proud to represent a foundational industry that is integral to everyone’s lifestyle and standard of living. As the beginning of the supply chain for everything we use and everything we do as a society, the mining industry has a great story to tell, and UMA exists to tell that story.

Advocacy: We advocate for and advance the mineral resource and related industries in Utah. We represent and inform our members in the legislative and regulatory arenas at the local, state and federal levels.

Public Education: We educate elected officials, regulators and the public on the importance of, and the policies necessary for, a strong Utah mining industry. Our public education efforts are successfully building greater understanding and public support for Utah’s mining and service-related industries.

Networking & Business Development: Learn from one another and build your business through informative and fun networking opportunities such as our Annual Convention, Exhibition & Golf Tournament, Annual Mining & Manufacturing Safety Conference, and Education Fundraiser Golf Tournament.

Standing Committees: The Association’s work on issues of concern to the membership is conducted through a number of standing committees, chaired by members who work closely with UMA’s professional staff.

Please contact us if you need further information. Our e-mail address is mining@utahmining.org

Mark Compton, President
Josh Brown, Chairman
Marilyn Tuttle, Office Manager

136 South Main St., Suite 408, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Tel.: 801-364-1874

Mining Ambassador Program

The Utah Mining Association (UMA) is developing an ambitious, comprehensive education campaign that expands and enhances mining education in Utah to further the public’s understanding of the critical role the mining industry plays in everyone’s lives.

UMA’s Mining Ambassador program is in the first phase of this comprehensive education campaign, and is focused on providing Utah 4th graders a positive education on mining as a supplement to their earth science curriculum.

The program successfully launched in August 2012, and UMA mining ambassadors are now visiting 4th grade classrooms to present information about minerals and metals and help make the connection between mining and students’ daily lives.


The Mining Ambassador, a representative from a Utah mining company, will present an hour presentation on mining. Their message focuses on needs of mined materials in today's society, safety, operations, reclamation, and jobs. In our inaugural year, we received overwhelmingly positive feedback, and we are excited to expand this program. This program is free. We try our best to accommodate all requests for presentations. To request a presentation at your school email us at education@utahmining.org with the following information:

School name and address; contact name, contact email and phone number; number of 4th grade classes and number of students per class; and what dates you would like to have the presentation. Please send several dates.

UMA Members:

The Mining Ambassador program will be a success only with the participation and support of UMA members. The commitment needed from the UMA membership includes individual commitment of members’ time and talent, funding commitment (both financial and “in kind”) and sponsorship commitment associated with various aspects of the education programs as they are developed.

It’s time for the mining industry to step up, tell our story, and provide the facts. The pledge form below indicates various ways you and your company can help make UMA’s education efforts successful. Please contact Marilyn Tuttle at 801-364-1874 or mining@utahmining.org to let us know how you can help!

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November 30-December 4 - American Exploration & Mining Association Annual Meeting Spokane, WA. For information click here.


February 18-19 - Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Human Rights Law and the Extractive Industries, Panama City, Panama For information click here

April 7 - 5th Annual Mining & Manufacturing Safety Conference, Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City

June 13-17 - Grouting Fundamentals & Current Practice: 37th Annual Short Course, Colorado School of Mines, Denver, CO. For information click here

June 21 - UMA Education Golf Tournament, Stonebridge Golf Course

August 10-12 - UMA Annual Convention and Golf Tournament, Utah Valley Convention Center


Need MSHA Training?

Price Mine Service -- 435-637-9300 or visit their website at: http://pricemineservice.com/training/

The Safety Consortium -- 801-746-2462 or visit their website at http://www.thesafetyconsortium.com

Utah Safety Council -- 801-476-7233 ext. 305 or visit their website at: http://www.utahsafetycouncil.org/training/mine_health.asp

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