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Mining Association of Canada Announces New Chair

MAC’s Board of Directors elect David Clarry of Hudbay as Chair OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that David Clarry, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Hudbay Minerals Inc., has been elected Chair of …

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Canada’s Mining Industry Commits to Climate Change Action

New Sustainable Mining Standard to place Canadian Mining Industry at the Forefront of Global Climate Efforts OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is releasing a new Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Climate Change Protocol designed to minimize the …

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Leading Canadian Mining Companies Recognized for Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements

OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected Agnico Eagle and IAMGOLD, leaders in Canada’s mining sector, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative sustainability …

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2021 Budget Doubles Down on Battery Electric Vehicle Supply Chain

Modest First Steps on Rare Earths Insufficient to Displace Reliance on China The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes several expanded and refined measures proposed in Budget 2021 to help position Canada for success on the “Mines to Mobility” pathway. …

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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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