Annual Report 2015

A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.

Several highlights achieved in 2015 relate to our Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative. The Finnish Mining Association (FinnMin) adopted TSM for its membership, the first mining association outside of Canada to do so. FinnMin’s adoption of TSM stems from MAC’s commitment to freely share the program with other countries seeking tools to improve their mining industry’s performance.

One of the widely regarded strengths of TSM is that it pushes for continuous progress. TSM’s protocols and indicators evolve to ensure they reflect best practice. That’s why in March 2015, MAC’s Board of Directors commissioned an independent, multi-interest task force to externally review the TSM Tailings Management Protocol and MAC’s three tailings management guides. In November, the task force presented 29 recommendations to strengthen the tailings management component of TSM and the guides to the Board.

For more details on the topics discussed here, and on other aspects of MAC’s work, we encourage you to read the Annual Report in full.

Related Resources

Report  | 
A year in review of MAC activities and achievements.

Popular Resources

Report  | 
MAC’s annual flagship publication detailing the latest trends in the Canadian mining industry.

Canadian Mining Stories

The sector is a major economic driver in our Canadian economy and a great contributor to jobs and leading technologies and here are our stories. 

Cameco / Cannorth

Supporting Indigenous businesses makes our business better. Canada North Environmental Services (CanNorth) is an Indigenous-owned company. CanNorth was established through the support of Cameco and other uranium mining companies in...

Natasha Vaz

Natasha Vaz, Agnico Eagle’s Executive Vice President and COO for Ontario, Australia and Mexico, is a professional #engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the mining sector and currently serves...

Subscribe to MAC News

"*" indicates required fields


*Indicates a required field

You can unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For more information on how to unsubscribe, our privacy practices, and how we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, please review our Privacy Policy.

By clicking submit, you consent to allow The Mining Association of Canada to store and process the personal information submitted above to provide you the content requested.