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 […]

Aïssatou Diop

Aïssatou Diop holds a double Master’s degree in Earth Science and Environment, is a Certified Environmental Auditor and is an Environmental Compliance and Authorization Coordinator with ArcelorMittal, playing a key role in the company’s sustainability efforts.

Angela Bigg

As Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond Mine’s GM, Angela Bigg leads a team of 1,100 people who sustainably mine gem-quality diamonds from Lac de Gras in Canada’s NWT. She has worked in the mining sector since 2005 and held positions in Australia, Africa, London and Northern Canada.

Sheena Annanack

Committed to mine safety, Sheena Annanack is the first Inuk woman to become a firefighter at Glencore’s Raglan Mine and serves as Accommodation Supervisor at the site.

Nancy Létourneau

In 2005, Nancy Létourneau was the first woman to participate & win the #Quebec mine rescue championship, is currently the President of the Association minière du Québec’s Catamine committee and is responsible for #sustainable devp management for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s LaRonde Complex.

Rochelle Young

Suncor’s Rochelle Young is an environmental scientist of Métis heritage working at Syncrude Canada Ltd. and playing a key role in responsibly reclaiming mine tailings into new landscapes.

Siren Fisekci

Siren Fisekci, Pan American Silver’s VP of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, has 25+ yrs experience managing effective stakeholder engagement in Canada’s mining and natural resource sectors.

Nancy Guay

Nancy Guay has 25+ yrs experience in the mining sector and has worked in many positions with Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, including currently as VP of Technical Services-as a Board member of ReThinkMining Powered by CMIC Nancy strongly believes that innovation is key to building a more sustainable mining industry.

Nathalie Prud’Homme

As Eldorado Gold Corporation’s #Québec Exploration Superintendent, Nathalie Prud’homme is a geologist with decades of experience in exploration and project management. She had the pleasure to see some of the projects she was involved in turn into a mine and is actively looking to add a new one to Eldorado’s portfolio.

Joanna Chen

Joanna Chen is Golder’s Senior Geotechnical Engineer with 26 years of consulting and academic research experience, specializing in the design of tailings facilities and tailings dam breach analysis for mining and oil sands clients. Joanna is a core member of the Canadian Dam Association’s working group developing guidelines for tailings dam breach analysis.