CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Mining Association is holding its 57th annual convention this week in Jackson Hole.

The convention is scheduled to start Wednesday and run through Friday.

Gov. Matt Mead is scheduled to speak, along with National Mining Association President Hal Quinn.

The Wyoming Mining Association represents and advocates for 42 mining company members producing bentonite, coal, trona and uranium, as well as companies exploring for gold and rare earth minerals.