New Critical Minerals Strategy Positions Canada as the Leading Supplier of the Mined Materials Essential to a Lower Carbon Future

Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) congratulates the Government of Canada on the release of its Critical Minerals Strategy (CMS), a 21st century industrial strategy that is built on Canada’s strength as a globally-leading supplier of sustainably produced minerals and metals needed to enable the energy transition. “The Government’s CMS is clear, focused and […]

Fall Economic Statement Outlines Supports for Canada’s Mining Sector

Ottawa – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today’s Fall Economic Statement, which includes several commitments that will provide support for the country’s mining industry, one of the most significant contributors to the economy in the natural resources sector. The government’s announcement of a tax credit for clean technologies of up to 30% for investments […]

Guatemala’s Mining Association Adopts Towards Sustainable Mining

Guatemala (Guatemala City) – Gremial de Recursos Naturales, Minas y Canteras (GRENAT), the national mining association in Guatemala, today announced its adoption of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), a made-in-Canada corporate social responsibility performance system that improves environmental and social practices in the mining sector. As a result, GRENAT and its affiliated companies will adopt a […]

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 […]