British Columbia Port Work Stoppages Negatively Impacting Mining Sector and Businesses that Rely on Canadian Minerals and Metals

OTTAWA – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses serious concern regarding the damaging effects strikes taking place at ports across British Columbia are having on the mining industry and the broader Canadian economy. “B.C.’s ports play an essential role in Canada’s mining supply chain, serving as central hubs for the transport of the critical […]

Canada’s Mining Sector Commits to World-Leading EDI Standards

 New Towards Sustainable Mining Protocols Will Drive Industry Performance in Workplace Culture and Respect Ottawa (ON) – Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) announced the publication of a brand new Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) protocol focused on improving performance in the areas of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI).  Released in tandem with a significant […]

Mining Association of Canada Announces New Chair

MAC’s Board of Directors elect Carolyn Chisholm of Rio Tinto as Chair Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Carolyn Chisholm, General Manager, External Affairs for Rio Tinto Canada, has been elected Chair of MAC for the next two-year term. Carolyn comes to her new role with extensive familiarity […]

Statement – Mining Sector Benefits Stemming from U.K. Accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

The continued expansion of market access through free trade and investment agreements is critical to the future success of Canada’s mining industry, and helps Canada grow its market share as a preferred global supplier of critical minerals. The Mining Association of Canada believes a smooth U.K. accession to the CPTPP offers an opportunity to reinforce […]

Statement – The Mining Association of Canada applauds passage of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) supports efforts to eradicate child and forced labour from supply chains, and applauds the work of the Honourable Julie Miville-Dechêne, Senator, and the Honourable John McKay, P.C., M.P., in the development of Bill S-211, the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act that was passed by the […]

Canadian Mining Companies Recognized for Excellence in Sustainable Mining

    The Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Community of Interest Advisory Panel has selected New Gold’s New Afton Mine and Rio Tinto’s Diavik Mine, both leading operations in Canada’s mining sector, to receive this year’s prestigious Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) Excellence Awards. New Gold and Rio Tinto’s sustainability projects, focused on community engagement and […]

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