COI Panel Call for Nominations!

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is seeking nominations for candidates to participate in its Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Community of Interest Advisory Panel (COI Panel).

MAC poll shows public support at all-time high for Canada’s miners

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released a new national poll that for the first time finds high levels of support for Canadian mining. The shift indicated increased understanding on the role Canada’s mining industry must play in producing the green technologies essential to a low carbon future.

Miners must invest in critical minerals or risk energy transition

The world’s biggest miners need to aggressively invest in critical metals or will hold back the global energy transition away from fossil fuels, a new report shows. According to PwC’s 19th annual review of the top 40 mining companies, which examines global trends in the industry, future success will depend on whether global miners can take a […]

Here’s how Canada stacks up in the EV battery supply-chain race

Canadian governments have been on a spending spree to build a new industry around electric-vehicle batteries from the ground up. LG and Stellantis are together committing $5 billion to a battery plant in Windsor, Ont., while Bécancour, Que., is becoming an automotive hub in its own right, attracting a joint General Motors-POSCO venture and other multinationals as well as […]

Situation critical for Canadian minerals extraction

In 2014, the Stephen Harper Conservative government rejected the New Prosperity mine project, said to be one of Canada’s largest undeveloped copper deposits. Now, the Justin Trudeau government is so anxious to secure a domestic supply of critical minerals and metals, including copper, that it earmarked $3.8 billion in the recent federal budget to implement […]

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.

Copper Mountain, Gahcho Kué receive MAC’s 2022 TSM Excellence Awards

The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected the Gahcho Kué mine, owned as a joint venture between De Beers Group and Mountain Province Diamonds, and Copper Mountain Mining, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of their innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and environmental stewardship. The companies were presented their […]