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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

MAC Updates Tailings Management Guidance to Align with Global Standard

TSM Tailings Standard Now Meets or Exceeds the Majority of the Standard’s Requirements OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) announced updates to its world leading guidance on …

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Australian Minerals Sector Takes Accountability to New Level

Ottawa, ON – Australia’s minerals industry will introduce the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) system to improve site-level performance through regular and transparent reporting on safety, environmental and social performance, including partnerships …

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New Report Highlights the Essential Nature of Canadian Mining in Ongoing Global COVID-19 Economic Recovery Efforts

Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a comprehensive overview of current trends, including updated statistics and analysis, in Canada’s mining sector. With …

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MAC in the News

MAC updates tailings management guidance

MAC said the update follows a detailed comparison of its Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) standard, first launched in 2004, with the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management launched last August.

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Canada strengthens tailings management standard

The Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) standard, first developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) in 2004, has been updated and now meets, or exceeds, the majority of the global …

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The Mining Association of Canada updates tailings management guidance

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has announced updates to its guidance on responsible tailings management that, the association says, aligns its policies with the ‘Global Industry Standard on Tailings …

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