Op-ed: Canada’s Opportunity – Building the Mining Projects the World Needs
By now it is a foregone conclusion that in order for net-zero to be achieved the increased adoption of low carbon technologies is essential, with mining propelling the current seismic energy transition. Electric cars cannot exist without lithium, nickel and cobalt, nuclear energy without uranium, wind turbines and solar panels without copper, zinc, iron and […]
New Critical Minerals Strategy Positions Canada as the Leading Supplier of the Mined Materials Essential to a Lower Carbon Future
Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) congratulates the Government of Canada on the release of its Critical Minerals Strategy (CMS), a 21st century industrial strategy that is built on Canada’s strength as a globally-leading supplier of sustainably produced minerals and metals needed to enable the energy transition. “The Government’s CMS is clear, focused and […]
Path to net-zero: Miners seek partners to achieve renewables goals
Miners are seeking reliable partners to support the costly renewable energy that will play a critical role in their net-zero plans.
Fall Economic Statement Outlines Supports for Canada’s Mining Sector
Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today’s Fall Economic Statement, which includes several commitments that will provide support for the country’s mining industry, one of the most significant contributors to the economy in the natural resources sector. The government’s announcement of a tax credit for clean technologies of up to 30% for investments […]
Joint letter in support of decarbonization and expansion of Canada’s electricity system
We joined with 25 organizations, representing a wide variety of interests, in issuing a call to action for Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial leaders: They must act with more urgency to transform our electricity system, or Canada will fail to reach net-zero by 2050. A decarbonized and much expanded electricity system is the foundation required […]
Climate changed: Mining industry digs into alternative methods as risks rise
In the North, some mines risk leaking acid if the permafrost melts, while across Canada heavier rainfall will add strain to tailings dams and a lack of it could throw operations.
Seizing the Moment: Canadians Want More Mining – Can We Deliver?
By now it is a foregone conclusion that in order for net-zero to be achieved, the increased adoption of low carbon technologies is essential, with mining propelling the current seismic energy transition. Electric cars cannot exist without lithium, nickel and cobalt, nuclear energy without uranium, wind turbines and solar panels without copper, zinc, iron and […]
Canada’s auto industry breathes sigh of relief as U.S. rewrites protectionist EV policy
Canadian electric vehicles could qualify for tax credits in the United States, after Senate negotiations over a massive spending bill resulted in the removal of language that would have favoured American automotive production over imports from Canada and Mexico.
Canadian public beginning to see mining as a climate solution, poll finds
The Canadian mining industry is enjoying higher levels of public support, according to a recent poll from the Mining Association of Canada and Abacus Data, which one expert attributes to the industry’s crucial role in the green energy transition.
New Poll Shows Unprecedented Support for Canada’s Mining Sector and its Role in Contributing to the Tech Essential to Net-Zero
Ottawa – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is releasing a new national poll that finds high levels of support for Canadian mining and increased understanding on the role Canada’s mining industry must play in producing the green technologies essential to a low carbon future. For the past 12 years, MAC has worked with Abacus […]