Canadian Mining Companies Recognized for Commitments to Sustainability and Outstanding Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements

OTTAWA – 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 Corporation, leaders in Canada’s mining sector, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) Excellence Awards in recognition of […]

$3.8B Commitment in 2022 Budget Significantly Enhances Canadian Mining Industry’s Ability to Provide the Minerals and Metals Required to Reach Net-Zero

Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the government’s forward-looking vision for our sector as proposed in Budget 2022. With unprecedented support and extensive measures, Budget 2022 will position Canada’s minerals and metals industry for success as a partner in accomplishing Canada’s goal of a greener future while also enhancing greater supply chain resiliency, […]

CP Rail Strike Brings Greater Uncertainty to Canada’s Mining Sector Amid Ongoing Shipping and Supply Chain Challenges

OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses serious concern regarding the damaging effects the dispute and resulting strike between Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference is having on the mining sector and the broader Canadian economy. “As the single largest industrial customer group of Canada’s railways, the mining industry […]

New Report on the State of Canada’s Mining Industry Highlights Opportunities to Lead as Supplier of Materials Essential to Low-Carbon Transition

OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a comprehensive overview of current trends, including updated statistics and analysis, in Canada’s mining sector. This year’s report highlights how the mining industry is responding to challenges stemming from the ongoing pandemic, including investment competitiveness, supply chain issues and labour […]

Mining Association of Canada Supports BC Flood Relief Efforts

OTTAWA, November 22, 2021 – In light of the flooding currently affecting communities across British Columbia, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has committed $50,000 to the United Way’s United for BC Flood Response Fund. This fund will help to address important immediate needs like shelter, food assistance, trauma and mental health supports. “Protecting the […]

Colombian Mining Association Establishes a Sustainable Mining Standard in the Country

Colombia (Cartagena D. T & C) – At the closing of Colombia’s National Mining Congress and having as a witness Marianick Tremblay, Ambassador of Canada in Colombia, and Ivan Duque Marquez, the President of the Republic, the Asociación Colombiana de Minería (ACM) announced the adoption of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), a performance system developed by the […]

The Mining Association of Canada Comments on Outcome of Federal Election

OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) congratulates Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on his election victory and looks forward to working with the government to enhance responsible mining and critical minerals development in Canada. The mining industry looks forward to working together with all parties to ensure one of Canada’s most important resource sectors is […]

Mining Association of Canada Announces New Chair

MAC’s Board of Directors elect David Clarry of Hudbay as Chair OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that David Clarry, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Hudbay Minerals Inc., has been elected Chair of MAC for the next two-year term. David comes to his new role with extensive experience […]

Canada’s Mining Industry Commits to Climate Change Action

New Sustainable Mining Standard to place Canadian Mining Industry at the Forefront of Global Climate Efforts OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is releasing a new Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Climate Change Protocol designed to minimize the mining sector’s carbon footprint, while enhancing climate change disclosure and strengthening the sector’s ability to […]