Ivanhoe Electric to support NAMES initiative

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Ivanhoe Electric has announced a multi-year commitment for a $150,000 contribution to the Native American Mining and Energy Sovereignty (NAMES) initiative, part of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at Colorado School of Mines.

“We are thrilled to embark on this partnership with Colorado School of Mines’ Payne Institute to support the NAMES Initiative and its vital mission of empowering Tribal communities and creating opportunities in the mining sector,” said President and Chief Executive Officer Taylor Melvin.

“Our sponsorship reflects Ivanhoe Electric’s commitment to promoting social and economic progress for Tribal communities across the western United States. We look forward to creating a sustained engagement and impactful contribution to Tribal communities through our partnership with NAMES.”

Ivanhoe Electric’s sponsorship will help fund development to: 

  • Support Native American students at Colorado School of Mines including their admission, retention, development, and graduation at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Fund programs to support advanced research and development of Tribal energy and mineral-related initiatives.
  • Develop Native American-focused STEM activities and programs.

Source: Ivanhoe Electric

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