The hearing will be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.
The purpose of the hearing is to examine the United States’ increasing dependence on foreign sources of minerals and opportunities to rebuild and improve the supply chain in the United States.The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.
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Sen. Lisa MurkowskiChairmanSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Sen. Maria CantwellRanking MemberSenate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
Witness Panel 1
Dr. Murray HitzmanAssociate Director, Energy and MineralsThe U.S. Geological Survey
Mr. Alf BarriosChief ExecutiveRio Tinto Aluminum
Dr. Chris HindeDirector of Reports, Metals and MiningS&P Global Market Intelligence
Mr. Randy MacGillivrayVice President, Project DevelopmentUcore Rare Metals, Inc.
Vice Admiral Kevin J. Cosgriff, USN (Retired)President and Chief Executive OfficerNational Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
Dr. Roderick G. EggertViola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral EconomicsDivision of Economics and Business, Colorado School of Mines