MAC: Canada leading the way on tailings management regulations
Globally, an estimated 29,000 to 35,000 tailings storage facilities contain 223 billion tonnes of tailings.
Op-ed: Community engagement and tailings management must go hand in hand
The integrated approach of Towards Sustainable Mining enhances community confidence in the way companies mine
Opinion: Treated mine water release essential to oil sands reclamation
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.
Climate changed: Mining industry digs into alternative methods as risks rise
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.
UN monitors thrust into debate over what to do with 1.4 trillion litres of oilsands wastewater
International scrutiny comes as Canada works toward new rules that could see release of treated water for first time
Responsible tailings management – the need for good governance
The Mining Association of Canada expands its Tailings Management Protocol, part of its Towards Sustainable Mining program
Canada’s oil sands sector aims to release treated tailings water into river
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.
UNESCO team in Alberta to determine if Wood Buffalo National Park should go on endangered list
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.
Annual Report 2021
A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.
Future of Mining: How MAC’s TSM differs from the Global Tailings Standard
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.