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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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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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Government’s Wage Subsidy to Bring Relief to Canada’s Mining Companies and their Workers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Today’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau, extending the wage subsidy to include businesses of all sizes, is a critical component of a package of reforms designed to help businesses keep workers employed as the economy transitions through the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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New Government Announcement Electrifies Canada’s Mining Industry

Commitment to support electric vehicles on mine sites welcome as sector moves to a lower carbon future Toronto, March 2nd, 2020 – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) strongly supports today’s announcement of the government’s commitment to write-off the full …

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Norway Adopts Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative

Norsk Bergindustri (Norwegian Mineral Industry), the national mining association in Norway, today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative, a corporate social responsibility program developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) to improve environmental and …

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Canada’s Mining Sector at a Tipping Point

Latest Industry Trends Highlight Enormous Potential for Mining in Canada Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on providing a comprehensive overview of current trends in Canada’s mining sector. With …

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Increasing Demand for Critical Minerals Positions Canada’s Mining Industry for Success

New Canada-US Collaboration and Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan Bring Renewed Attention to Mining Sector VANCOUVER – Today, Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), in his annual address to the Greater Vancouver Board of …

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Statement from the Mining Association of Canada on the Tentative Agreement Reached by CN

OTTAWA, November 26th, 2019 – The Mining Association of Canada is relieved at the news that a tentative agreement has been reached between CN and its 3,200 conductors and yard crews. The impacts felt by the week-long strike resulted in …

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