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 […]

Mining the Wind for Diamonds

Canada’s mining companies prioritize innovative and environmentally responsible ways to extract the minerals and metals used every day by Canadians across the country. Since 2012, Rio Tinto, one of the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) members, has seen the results that can come from renewable energy sources through its pioneering wind farm at the award-winning […]

Vale-SNOLAB

Deep inside this mine…Nobel Prize winning science is unlocking the mysteries of the universe. At Vale’s century-old Creighton Mine in Sudbury, Ontario, SNOLAB, a world-renowned science facility, is shedding new light on neutrinos and dark matter physics and improving our understanding of the universe. Have you ever imagined that two kilometers below the surface there […]