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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

Federal Government’s Castle Project Designation Brings Deteriorating Confidence in the Impact Assessment Act

OTTAWA –The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is extremely disappointed in the federal government’s decision to designate Teck Resources Limited’s (Teck) Castle Project under the Impact Assessment Act (IAA). This …

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Mining and Forestry Groups Call on Government to Take Action to End Strike at Port of Montreal

Ottawa: Today, resource industry groups have united to demand the federal government intervene in the ongoing Port of Montreal strike. After a protracted rail strike in November, rail blockades in …

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Statement from the Mining Association of Canada re: Datametrex Press Release dated June 24, 2020

On June 24th, Datametrex published a press release entitled Datametrex Completes Shipping of Second $500,000 Purchase Order to Canadian Mining Company that included a quote from Pierre Gratton, the President …

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MAC in the News

‘Canary in the coalmine’: Kenney slams Ottawa’s decision to review resource projects after C-69 changes

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney criticized Thursday a recent decision by the federal government to launch environmental reviews of a pair of mining projects, saying it was yet another sign of …

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Podcast – “We are seeing more stakeholders interested in the performance of the industry”

Mining Association of Canada (MAC) senior vice president Ben Chalmers said Canadian miners were keeping pace with stakeholder expectations by balancing the need to allow time for integration of those …

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Rollout of int’l mining sustainability standard among miners completed

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP), the group of some of the largest mining companies in the Philippines, is now ready to implement the localized version of Towards …

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