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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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Mining Association Recognizes Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements in Canada’s Mining Sector

OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded Agnico Eagle and Cameco, leaders in Canada’s mining sector, with this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and …

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Canadians want to seize Opportunity in Critical Minerals

Critical Minerals Essential to Healthcare, Defence and Clean Technology OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released a new national poll, which highlights public enthusiasm for Canada to grow market share as a preferred global supplier of critical …

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Industry Groups Come Together to Support Canada’s Food Banks

(Ottawa)  In an effort to bolster support for Canadian families in need, 18 national and regional industry associations and partners came together today to donate a total of $36,000 to the Ottawa Food Bank, Food Banks Canada, and to food …

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Statement from the Mining Association of Canada on COVID-19

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC), whose members include the vast majority of Canada’s leading mining companies, has been supporting its members whose operations, like many sectors across the Canadian economy, have been heavily impacted by the current COVID-19 global …

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