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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 responsible tailings management. The Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) standard, first …

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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 with First Nations landholders and communities. Adopting TSM – developed …

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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 the impact of COVID-19 and the resulting heighted demand for …

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Mining Association of Canada and its Members Commit to Take Action Against Discrimination, Racism and Sexism

OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members, which include 45 of Canada’s leading mining companies, today released a statement denouncing all forms of discrimination, racism and sexism and committed to actions to eliminate them in the …

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Statement from the Mining Association of Canada re: Updates to the Strategic Assessment on Climate Change

On October 6th, 2020, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) was advised that the federal government had adjusted the wording of the Strategic Assessment on Climate Change (SACC).  The adjustments address the uncertainty created by some of the wording of …

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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 project, which is already undergoing a rigorous provincial environmental review …

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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 February, and the ongoing and significant supply chain disruption due …

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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 and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC). MAC …

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