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MAC in the News

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 Liberal government’s Impact Assessment Act is getting harsh reviews from resource-industry executives, including a warning that the legislation would make it virtually impossible to build oil and gas pipelines in Canada.
Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway have faced intense scrutiny over extended shipping delays this winter that have created a backlog in grain shipments. They point, largely, to a colder-than-usual winter, which they say can create a number of conditions – from malfunctioning switches to icy tracks – that force them to slow down and run trains with fewer cargo cars to ensure safety.
Canada’s two largest railways are hoping the spring thaw will help them recover from a winter of delays and complaints brought about by the combination of brutally cold conditions and unexpectedly high demand — and defrost the resulting icy relations with customers.
The Mining Association of Canada’s ‘Towards Sustainable Mining’ standard, which requires members to annually assess their performance in several key areas, has now been adopted in four different countries – most recently the Philippines. Heidi Vella finds out how the initiative is helping raise standards at mines both in Canada and abroad.
Brendan Marshall, vice-president of economic and northern affairs with the Mining Association of Canada, joins BNN to talk about why it doesn't make sense for Ottawa to only accommodate grain growers' demands for Bill C-49, which seeks to modernize transportation in Canada.