Our Mission

The Texas Mining and Reclamation Association (TMRA) is a single voice for the Texas mining industry that exhibits integrity, clarity and vision in its efforts to create a balance between mineral production, environmental protection, economic strength and public welfare; and to inform the public, regulators and legislators of the value of mining to the Texas economy and lifestyle.

Lignite Coal Production Behind Award-Winning Land Reclamation

Teacher Workshops - Texas Mining and Reclamation Mission

Our Workshops

Calling all teachers, TMRA provides free summer Teacher Workshops. Apply now to experience hands-on activities sure to stimulate your students’ thinking skills, tour mining operations and reclaimed lands and learn about the many uses of our earth’s natural resources. All teachers will earn professional development hours and receive TEKS/STAAR correlated curriculum.

Pelicans at Rio Grande Resources Reclamation Pond

TMRA Magazine - Texas Mining and Reclamation Mission

Our Magazine

Texas Mining is a quarterly publication with a pulse on mining operations in the state. An informative and timely publication, Texas Mining shines a light on mining culture and offers a platform to showcase TMRA members. Beginning with the Spring 2014 magazine, each issue will be artfully crafted by award-winning graphic designer Bill Carson, and delivered to a distribution list nearing 1,000.

Hay Production on Reclaimed Mine Land

Annual Meeting - Texas Mining and Reclamation Mission

Our Annual Meeting

Each year TMRA offers a casual, informative meeting for owner/operators, support members, exhibitors, and visitors to mix and mingle, and make new contacts or visit with established ones. Be sure to save the date for this year’s meeting!

Texas Bluebonnets on Reclaimed Mine Land