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 […]
Annual Report 2021
A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.
MAC Newsletter – TSM: Award Winning Responsible Mining Standard Driving Sustainable Practices
Copper Mountain, Gahcho Kué receive MAC’s 2022 TSM Excellence Awards
The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected the Gahcho Kué mine, owned as a joint venture between De Beers Group and Mountain Province Diamonds, and Copper Mountain Mining, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and environmental stewardship. The companies were presented their […]
Facts & Figures 2021
The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is the national organization of the Canadian mining industry. We represent companies involved in mineral exploration, mining, smelting, refining and semi-fabrication. Our member companies account for most of Canada’s output of metals and minerals. MAC’s functions include advocacy, stewardship and collaboration. Our goals are to promote the industry’s interests […]
Helping to advance a net-zero future
According to World Bank estimates, an up to 500 per cent increase in the production of multiple mineral and metal inputs is required to produce the clean technology essential for limiting rising global temperatures to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
Op-Ed: Canada must invest in critical minerals
To meet climate goals, the country not only needs to use battery materials, it should become a key world supplier.
Could rare earth minerals give coal country a second life?
Pilot projects across North America are looking to shuttered coal mines as a source of minerals crucial to a net-zero carbon-emissions future.
Planning for extremes: How miners are adapting to climate change
Climate change is here and it’s affecting mining infrastructure and operations.