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Find out what’s new at MAC and current happenings in the Canadian mining industry by reviewing our press releases and recent media coverage. You can also follow us on Twitter at @theminingstory

Press Releases

Statement from the Mining Association of Canada on the Tentative Agreement Reached by CN

OTTAWA, November 26th, 2019 – The Mining Association of Canada is relieved at the news that a tentative agreement has been reached between CN and its 3,200 conductors and yard …

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CN Rail Strike Adversely Affects Canadian Mining Operations

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses serious concern regarding the significant and damaging effects that the work stoppage resulting from disagreements between Canadian National Railway (CN) and the Teamsters …

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The Mining Association of Canada Comments on Outcome of Federal Election

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) congratulates Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on his election victory and looks forward to working with the government to maintain and grow responsible mining development …

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MAC in the News

Assessing the potential for rare earth production in Canada

Pierre Gratton, president and CEO of Mining Association of Canada, discusses the country’s potential to produce rare earths.

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Canada, U.S. agree on strategy to reduce need for rare-earth metals mined by China

Canada and the United States have signed a memo of understanding to reduce their reliance on China for rare-earth minerals that are critical to high-tech and military products, such as …

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Mining Association of Canada most active lobbyist on Hill in November

The industry association for Canada’s mining sector was the most active lobbying body on the Hill in November, according to new statistics from the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying.

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