Canadian industries are pushing back against the country’s planned January launch date of the Modern Slavery Act, intended to fight forced labour and child labour in supply chains, as mining and apparel trade groups say the government has failed to spell out the details of the law’s requirements.
Much has happened over the past two years, with impacts from the ongoing pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine being felt on a global scale with both having brought the security of supply vulnerabilities into sharp focus for many countries and consequently accelerating the desire of Canadians to source and produce locally, with greater self-reliance. […]
Panama is sitting on massive reserves of copper and other minerals crucial to the energy transition. Now it – and other Latin American nations – are wringing massive concessions from mining companies like Vancouver’s First Quantum Minerals
Statement – Mining Sector Benefits Stemming from U.K. Accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
The continued expansion of market access through free trade and investment agreements is critical to the future success of Canada’s mining industry, and helps Canada grow its market share as a preferred global supplier of critical minerals. The Mining Association of Canada believes a smooth U.K. accession to the CPTPP offers an opportunity to reinforce […]
Economic Impacts and Drivers for the Global Energy Transition Report Highlights State of Canada’s Mining Industry
OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released Economic Impacts and Drivers for the Global Energy Transition, a report that provides an overview of current trends in Canada’s mining sector based on updated statistics and analysis. The latest data is showing a strong return to form with recent increased policy supports expected to ensure […]
Panama City (Panama) – Cámara Minera de Panamá (CAMIPA), Panama’s national mining chamber, has announced its adoption of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), a made-in-Canada corporate social responsibility performance system that improves environmental and social practices in the mining sector. As a result, CAMIPA and its affiliated companies will adopt a set of indicators that will allow […]
Cámara Minera de México (Camimex), the Mexican equivalent of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), is adopting MAC’s Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative. An official signing ceremony between the two took place this week at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) convention in Toronto.
Toronto – Cámara Minera de México (CAMIMEX), Mexico’s national mining chamber, has announced its adoption of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), a made-in-Canada corporate social responsibility performance system that improves environmental and social practices in the mining sector. The official TSM signing, which took place at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s annual convention, the world’s […]
Canadian financial dealmakers are raising the alarm about Ottawa’s proposal to more closely scrutinize national security implications of foreign acquisitions of Canadian companies, warning that such interventions could deter foreign investments and slow impending deals in critical sectors.
Should a new Canadian lithium or cobalt mine get fast-tracked under Canada’s new critical minerals strategy, what’s to stop the mine owners from selling these key battery minerals to battery makers in China?