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The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is a go-to source for mining industry news. Check out the articles below for recent media coverage featuring MAC experts. 

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has stressed Canada’s need for more mining investment, citing Australia as an example of a country that had seized opportunities in this area. Though Canada remained the world’s top destination for non-ferrous exploration spending in 2017, its international competitiveness has slipped in recent years.
Once the dominant global mining nation in mineral production, mining finance, mining services and supplies, Canada is falling behind other countries as its competitiveness continues to erode, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has warned.
On March 14 the Mining Association of Canada released the latest edition of its annual Facts & Figures report that provides a comprehensive overview of the trends affecting Canada’s mining sector. It contains the unwanted truth that this country’s competitiveness continues to erode.
Canada is in danger of losing its global dominance in mining, despite recent government initiatives to improve competitiveness, according to a report from an industry association.
MAC has also released 'A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities' (The Tailings Guide) version 3.1, which was first introduced in 1998; the third edition of that publication was unveiled in 2017.


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