The I AM A MINER campaign was inspired by the Arizona Rock Products Association (ARPA) to raise awareness in the community, dispel misconceptions and introduce career possibilities to future generations.
The operations of the Arizona Rock Products firms provided jobs for 7,745 industry workers and had a direct impact of $2.5 billion in 2017. As spending cycled back into the economy, total economic impact of $4.9 billion was created, with an indirect impact of 25,674 total jobs. Learn how to become a part of this thriving industry and start your career in the rock products industry today!
“Arizona, our beautiful state, was built on mining.”
Jan Brewer | Former Arizona State Governor
Is a Career in the Rock Products Industry for you?
This is what "rock stars" are saying about the Rock Products Industry:
"I'm so fortunate to work in a fast growing and extremely important industry. Working in the mining industry as an environmental specialist has been such a rewarding job."
-Sydney S., Environmental Specialist, Vulcan Materials Company Mountain West Division
"Two good things I can tell you about the mining industry: no two days are the same, and every day is an adventure."
-Shane B., Safety Manager, Salt River Materials Group
"Having the opportunity to participate in improving my communities' infrastructure is a blessing. I could not ask for a better industry to be a part of."
-Grant F., Project Engineer, Fisher Industries