THE VOICE OF THE CANADIAN

MINING INDUSTRY SINCE 1935

Welcome to the Mining Association of Canada

Since 1935, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has been the national voice of the Canadian mining industry. Working alongside our members, MAC promotes the industry nationally and internationally.

Promoting the Canadian Mining industry nationally & internationally.

Working alongside our members, MAC promotes the industry nationally and internationally, works with governments on policies affecting the sector and educates the public on the value mining brings to the economy and the daily life of Canadians.

Mining in Canada

Featured News & Resources

Canadian public beginning to see mining as a climate solution, poll finds

TSM Climate Change Protocol

The purpose of this TSM protocol is to facilitate continual performance improvements in the mining sector related to the management of climate-related risks and opportunities, including associated mitigation and adaptation strategies, target-setting and reporting.

MAC Address to Greater Vancouver Board of Trade

The pandemic impacted all industries to some degree, and Canada’s mining sector was not immune to its effects, but the past 20 months have highlighted the resiliency of our industry in the face of unprecedented challenges.

Towards Sustainable Mining: What is It? ​How We Are Involved?​

The Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative allows mining companies to turn high-level environmental and social commitments into action on the ground. LEARN MORE

The TSM Guiding Principles are backed by a suite of protocols that mining companies measure and publicly report their performance against in the annual TSM Progress Reports. LEARN MORE

Copper

We use Copper to make it last, in things like:

  • Plumbing
  • Circuit board
  • Elecrtical wiring
  • Housewares
  • Instruments
  • Hospital surfaces
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Copper

Mining Facts

Explore the many contributions of mining in everyday life...

Minerals and metals are the building blocks of the computers and smartphones we rely on, of the vehicles and public transit that get us places, of the buildings where we live and work, and of green technologies that help make the world a more sustainable place.

Latest from Twitter

The #TSMining Climate Change Protocol is designed to support #mining companies in managing their climate-related risks and opportunities, including associated mitigation and adaptation strategies, target-setting, and reporting-learn more 👇

A great example of the commitment to climate action taking place in 🇨🇦's #mining sector 👇- @Glencore has ordered a full fleet of battery-electric equipment for use at its Onaping Depth Project at the #Sudbury integrated #nickel operations https://bit.ly/3nA6Qxo

Canada is one of the most #mining-friendly countries in the 🌎!

In a 2021 survey of global mining companies, the Fraser Institute reported Canada ranks 2nd on its Investment Attractiveness Index.

Check out our new guide to see why: http://ow.ly/wwh150Jzu41

#InvestinCanada

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