We use minerals every day and in every facet of our lives.
Do you drive a car, ride a bus, train or airplane? Do you use electricity at home, at work in school? Do you work with tools, or in construction? Do you grow, prepare, and eat food? Do you brush your teeth when you get up? Or put on makeup?
Do you get the point?
Just the facts
Featured Associate Member of the Month: ROTEX Global, LLC
Since 1844, Rotex has been an innovative pioneer and global leader in the development of screening equipment and technology for the process industries. Rotex has its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Monthly Mineral Highlight: Calcium Carbonate
Calcium Carbonate is an essential mineral that plays a vital role in products ranging from wine to glass. It is also used in the manufacturing of paper, plastics, paint, antacids, cement, dough, baking powder, and much more. Calcium Carbonate comes in many forms, the most commonly known forms are lime, marble, and chalk. is found all over the United States including: Ohio, Alabama, New York, South Dakota, Wyoming
Show me the minerals.
The utilization of our essential mineral resources is a smart way to capitalize on the natural geology of the earth. Essential minerals extraction processes are clean and efficient, and they avoid the negative aspects of many types of mining such as heavy chemical use and mountain-top removal.
EMA provides regular updates on legislation and policies impacting our industries. These reports include comments representing our member’s views on proposed regulations, testimony before congressional committees and federal and state agencies, and discussion papers.
The benefits of membership.
The Essential Minerals Association (EMA) is the representative voice of companies that extract and process a vital and beneficial group of raw minerals that are the essential ingredients for many of the products used in everyday life. Our companies and the people they employ are proud of their industry and the socially responsible methods they use to deliver these beneficial resources.