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Fisheries Council of Canada conference tackles biggest issues facing Canadian seafood sector

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Canada, U.S. drafting plans to curb China’s dominance in critical rare-earth minerals

Canada and the United States are drawing up plans to reduce their reliance on China for rare-earth minerals that are critical to high-tech and military products, such as smartphones and fighter jets. The “joint action plan” – now being drafted by senior Canadian and U.S. officials – will be presented to the political party that forms the next government after the Oct. 21 election, according to a federal briefing document obtained by The Globe and Mail.

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Developmental approach to mineral resources

Developing the mining potential of our country necessitates a far more complex and progressive way of capitalizing opportunities and benefits.

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Canadian mining companies key players in Mexico’s move to sustainable development

Mexico is undergoing a seismic political change. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office last December, promises a system that works for the many and not just the few. In this context, Canada is a crucial stakeholder. Specifically, the Canadian mining industry has the opportunity to be a key driver in achieving the sustainable development goals the Mexican government pledges.

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Mining group forms multi-sectoral advisory panel

The Chamber of Mines Philippines (COMP) is taking a step forward with its push for more sustainable mining practices as it establishes its Community of Interest (COI) advisory panel to discuss current mining issues. The creation of a COI advisory panel is part of the COMP’s preparation for the rollout of the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) self-assessment system created by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC).  

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Chamber of Mines of the Philippines creates TSM advisory body under ‘sustainable’ mining plan

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) on Thursday announced the composition of an advisory body under its Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative to promote sustainable mining in the country.

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Brazil mining association adopts Canadian sustainable mining standards

The national mining association of Brazil, Instituto Brasileiro de Mineraçã (IBRAM), announced on Sept. 9 that it will adopt the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program for its own domestic mining industry.

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IBRAM e MAC assinaram acordo durante EXPOSIBRAM para implementação de um padrão de sustentabilidade desenvolvido pela instituição canadense

A cerimônia de abertura da Expo & Congresso Brasileiro de Mineração (EXPOSIBRAM), em 9 de setembro, em Belo Horizonte (MG), foi marcada pela assinatura de um acordo de cooperação entre o Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM – www.portaldamineracao.com.br/ibram) e a Associação de Mineração do Canadá (MAC – https://mining.ca/) para implementar no Brasil o padrão de sustentabilidade desenvolvido pela instituição canadense, o TSM – Rumo a Mineração Sustentável.

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