Current global unrest and ongoing impacts from the pandemic have brought the security of supply of energy and resource products into sharp focus, not just for Canadians but our allies around the world.
In the North, some mines risk leaking acid if the permafrost melts, while across Canada heavier rainfall will add strain to tailings dams and a lack of it could throw operations.
International scrutiny comes as Canada works toward new rules that could see release of treated water for first time
The Mining Association of Canada expands its Tailings Management Protocol, part of its Towards Sustainable Mining program
Canada’s oil sands mining industry on Thursday outlined proposals to release treated water from tailings ponds into northern Alberta’s Athabasca River, a move environmental groups say risks damaging one of the world’s largest freshwater deltas.
A United Nations body that monitors some of the world’s greatest natural glories is in Canada again to assess government responses to ongoing threats to the country’s largest national park, including plans to release treated oil sands tailings into its watershed.
A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.
In this video, Mining Magazine’s Americas Editor Jax Jacobsen, talks to Charles Dumaresq, Vice President, Science and Environmental Management from The Mining Association of Canada & Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of The Mining Association of Canada, on how MAC’s TSM differs from the global tailings standard.
Canada’s federal budget will include an investment of at least C$2 billion ($1.6 billion) for a strategy to accelerate the production and processing of critical minerals needed for the electric vehicle (EV) battery supply chain, two senior government sources said.
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 […]