Your connection to people, information and resources in the Texas Mining Industry.


Texas Mining and Reclamation Association

Your connection to people, information and resources in the Texas Mining Industry.

TMRA will be unveiling its new and improved website in the coming weeks.


Easier navigation and more industry-related information. Check back soon.


Article in Dallas Business Journal Online

March 19, 2014

Texas coal plants burned 23M tons in 3 months to lead nation


TMRA Comment to EPA -- November 7, 2014


Sine Die Party Pictures

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From Fiscal Notes, May 2013
(A Review of the Texas Economy from Susan Combs,
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)

Texas Coal: Past, Present and (Almost Certainly) Future

Coal Mining and Coal-Fired Power Generation in Texas:
Economic and Fiscal Impacts (Full Report Here)


Coal mining and coal-fired electricity in Texas have an enormous positive impact on our state, including:

  • Overall Economic Impact of $6.2 BILLION
  • Labor Income of nearly $2 BILLION
  • Employment for 23,130 Texans
  • Payment of $641 Million in state and local taxes


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.



Teacher Workshops
Learn more about TMRA’s free earth science based teacher workshops.


Facts & Figures
Texas contains an abundance of natural resources that are economically important to the state.  Learn what mining means to Texas.



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