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The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is a go-to source for mining industry news. Check out the articles below for recent media coverage featuring MAC experts.

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‘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 jurisdictional overreach by Ottawa.

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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 standards, with timely reviews to keep lifting standards higher.

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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 Sustainable Mining (TSM), an international mining sustainability standard adopted by miners in Canada and other countries.

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Two new smaller stacks are ready, decommissioning of Sudbury’s Superstack about to begin

Two new, 450-foot stacks are now fully installed and ready to replace the famous Superstack that has been in Sudbury for decades.

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Mineralnæringen er en omstridt nabo mange steder – nå blir interessegrupper tatt inn i miljøarbeidet

Et nytt bærekraftsvertkøy importert fra Canada skal styrke miljøarbeidet i mineralindustrien og sørge for bedre kommunikasjon med lokalsamfunn og sentrale interessegrupper.

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Canada’s Resource Sector Struggling With Regulations, COVID-19

Canada’s oil and gas industry is struggling under new regulations that could see the sector decline even as the United States and China expand their own resource industries, experts warn. The economic downturn brought on by COVID-19 has raised the stakes amid a new regulatory environment that includes more challenging environmental reviews under Bill C-69, which implemented the Impact Assessment Act last summer and expanded the review process for projects ranging from pipelines and ports to mine expansions. 

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Mining industry adopts sustainability initiatives

After nearly three years, the local mining industry is finally adopting the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, one of the global benchmarks in the extractive minerals industry developed by the Mining Association of Canada.

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Mining Industry Adopts Sustainability Initiatives

After nearly three years, the local mining industry is finally adopting the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative, one of the global benchmarks in the extractive minerals industry developed by the Mining Association of Canada.

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