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 […]

Canadian Mining Companies Recognized for Commitments to Sustainability and Outstanding Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements

OTTAWA – 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 Corporation, leaders in Canada’s mining sector, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of […]

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 […]

MAC Newsletter – Mining’s Commitment to Climate Change Action

To get to a lower carbon future, mining is inarguably the most important sector for the materials needed to literally piece together the tech that will lower our GHG footprint. The question is not whether we require minerals and metals to reach our climate goals, but rather if Canada will become the supplier the world needs.

Mining Helps Makes Your Banking Routine Easier

Minerals and metal play an essential role in the technology we use every day. Smartphones and electronic payment machines rely on mined materials like nickel, zinc, gold and cobalt, to function. In today’s society, where efficiency and convenience are prioritized, innovation in the tech we use has influenced almost every aspect of our lives, including […]

Low Carbon Future

Innovation. Powered by imagination, possible by mining. Canada has all the ingredients—sustainably-sourced minerals, metals and energy products—needed for the technologies that are powering imaginations and enabling the transition to a low carbon future. There is a natural synergy between mining and clean technology. Raw materials are transformed into technology that, having gone full circle, help […]