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DIVISION OF MINERAL MINING

Welcome to the Division of Mineral Mining

Permitting & Licensing  | Certification  | Education & Training  | Award Programs  | Orphaned Mines

Our Charlottesville office will be closed to the public effective April 2, 2020. Our staff will be working from home and still available via phone and email. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause and appreciate your understanding while we do our part to help lessen the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Additional updates will also be posted on DMME’s website, our Facebook and Twitter pages.

The Division of Mineral Mining (DMM) provides for the safe and environmentally sound production of Virginia's non-fuel minerals. DMM administers both health and safety and surface mining reclamation regulatory programs for all non-coal mineral mining operations. Learn more about our division »

Open Quarry with Eagle flying

Granite Quarry, Dinwiddie County
Photo by Paul Saunders, Mine Inspector Supervisor











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