Panel tackles next iteration of ESG in mining – including Indigenous equity in projects

he future of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the mining industry will see Indigenous communities commonly hold equity stakes in projects while companies become fully transparent about all operations, not just information to meet laws. These were just a couple of points to come out of a six-person thought-leadership panel on ESG presented […]

US mining advocates look north and like what they see

When members of Congress speak glowingly of Canada, it is most typically progressive members envious of the nation’s gun laws or single-payer health care system. But many members who have expressed their frustrations with the U.S. mining permitting system have pointed to the Great White North as a model to be emulated.

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 […]

COI Panel Spring Meeting Report 2022

The Community of Interest (COI) Advisory Panel (“the Panel”) is an independent, multi-interest group that oversees the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program, serving as an external source of knowledge and experience. For the first time since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Panel held a hybrid meeting. This […]

Opportunities for Public Comment – Summer/Autumn 2022

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is leading the development of a new standard on inclusive and respectful workplaces, as part of the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program. This draft protocol is being developed in collaboration with the Minerals Council of Australia and its members, with the support of other TSM partner associations. MAC has […]

Opportunities for Public Comment – Summer/Autumn 2022

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is leading the development of a new standard on inclusive and respectful workplaces, as part of the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program. This draft protocol is being developed in collaboration with the Minerals Council of Australia and its members, with the support of other TSM partner associations. MAC has […]