Boosting economic recovery together

Canada and the Philippines can together boost economic recovery in the post-pandemic future that happily now beckons. While Congress has acted effectively to pass important economic reform legislation such as CREATE, an amended Public Service Act and other policies to help bounce back better, more can be done. Final ratification of the RCEP agreement would […]

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 […]

Media Backgrounder: Australia Adopts Towards Sustainable Mining Program

On March 3rd, 2021, the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) program, a globally recognized sustainability initiative that supports mining companies in managing key environmental and social risks, was officially adopted by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), the national mining association representing one of the world’s most significant mining sectors. Increasingly, […]

China’s Weaponizing of Rare-Earth Exports a Menace for Canada – Canada’s miners look for significant federal assistance in creating supply chain

What emerged as a potential weapon the Chinese regime could employ during the heights of the trade tensions with the Trump administration appears to have more teeth now as reports of looking into restricting exports of rare-earth elements and their refining technology have surfaced. China accounts for over 60 percent of global production and Canada […]