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Jul 15, 2019, 11:00 ET Addressing Canada's Declining Mining Competitiveness

Industry leaders propose recommendations for government action through the Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP) at Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference (EMMC) CRANBROOK, BC, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ ...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:00 ET Mining Association of Canada Announces New Chair

MAC's Board of Directors elect Gordon Stothart of IAMGOLD as Chair OTTAWA, June 12, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Gordon Stothart, Executive Vice...


Apr 30, 2019, 10:30 ET MAC's 2019 TSM Excellence Award Winners Celebrate Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Initiatives in Canada's Mining Sector

OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded the Tamatumani Program at Glencore's Raglan Mine and IAMGOLD's Essakane Project with its prestigious TSM Excellence...


Mar 19, 2019, 18:39 ET Budget 2019 Positive for Canada's Mining Sector

Budget Promises Skills Training and Important Northern Focus; both Critically Important to the Mining Industry OTTAWA, March 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today's...


Mar 14, 2019, 10:00 ET New Report Shows Urgent Need for Additional Government Support to Enhance Competitiveness of Canada's Mining Industry

OTTAWA, March 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on providing a comprehensive overview of current trends in...


Mar 05, 2019, 10:00 ET Updated OMS Guide to Provide Industry Global Standard in Tailings Management

OTTAWA, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released the second edition of its Developing an Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual for Tailings and Water...


Mar 03, 2019, 15:30 ET Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan a Step Forward for Canada's Mining Sector

OTTAWA, March 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the new Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan (CMMP), a milestone initiative in support of Canada's minerals and metals...


Feb 20, 2019, 11:00 ET New Water Stewardship Protocol to Bring Enhanced Environmental Standards to Canada's Mining Sector

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is introducing a new standard, the Water Stewardship Protocol, as part of its Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) initiative. This...


Jan 22, 2019, 11:00 ET New TSM Progress Report Highlights Sustainability Performance of Canadian Mining Companies

New Water Stewardship and Preventing Child and Forced Labour Protocols to Strengthen Standards for Industry OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its...


Nov 21, 2018, 17:33 ET Significant Boost to Mining Sector Competitiveness in Fall Economic Statement

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the measures included in the 2018 Fall Economic Statement as an important boost to Canadian mining competitiveness. The...


Jul 18, 2018, 14:55 ET Mining Association of Canada Comments on Cabinet Shuffle

OTTAWA, July 18, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes the appointment of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi as Canada's new Minister of Natural Resources, succeeding the Honourable...


May 30, 2018, 16:32 ET Praise for the Quick Resolution of CP Rail Strike by Mining Industry

OTTAWA, May 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expressed relief at the news that Canadian Pacific Railway Limited and TCRC-T&E have reached a tentative four-year agreement and...


May 30, 2018, 08:06 ET CP Rail Strike Adversely Affects Canadian Mining Operations

OTTAWA, May 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses grave concern regarding the significant economic impact that the CP rail strike will have on mining communities and urges ...


May 08, 2018, 08:30 ET MAC fetes Vale and IAMGOLD with 2018 TSM Excellence Awards

Projects raise the bar in environmental protection and community engagement OTTAWA, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded Vale's Sudbury Operations in Ontario and...


Mar 06, 2018, 16:15 ET Spain adopts Canada's Towards Sustainable Mining® initiative

CONFEDEM becomes the fifth national mining association outside of Canada to adopt TSM TORONTO, March 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The national mining association of Spain, CONFEDEM, has announced that it will...


Mar 05, 2018, 09:00 ET Report: Turnaround continues in global mining industry

Critical time for Canada's mining industry to seize growth opportunities OTTAWA, March 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The year 2017 brought with it upward pressure on mineral and metal prices, returning a cautious...


Feb 27, 2018, 19:36 ET Federal Budget 2018 falls short on enhancing business competitiveness

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses disappointment that Budget 2018 contains few measures to enhance the competitiveness of Canadian business....


Feb 08, 2018, 16:26 ET Mining industry responds to tabling of federal environmental legislation

OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members are reviewing proposed legislative changes to the federal environmental assessment process for mining projects,...


Jan 23, 2018, 14:18 ET Mining sector welcomes progress on Trans-Pacific Partnership

OTTAWA, Jan. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) welcomes today's announcement that Canada and members of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ...


Dec 19, 2017, 09:00 ET The Philippines adopts Canada's Towards Sustainable Mining® initiative

PASIG CITY, Philippines, Dec. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM®) initiative, a mining...


Dec 14, 2017, 09:00 ET MAC releases its 2017 TSM Progress Report

Details sustainability performance; celebrates outstanding achievements OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its 13th annual TSM Progress Report. The 2017 ...


Nov 07, 2017, 09:00 ET MAC releases strengthened tailings management guide

Raises bar for the safe operation, management and closure of tailings facilities OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released a revised edition of its...


Oct 11, 2017, 11:57 ET Canadian Mining Sector's Clean Resources Proposal Shortlisted in Innovation Supercluster Initiative

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Today the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced that the mining sector's clean resources proposal made the...


Oct 02, 2017, 09:15 ET Mining Association of Canada adds new actions to address climate change

MAC and its members adopt recommendations from advisory body OTTAWA, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - To further enhance its climate change efforts, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members have...


Sep 18, 2017, 09:00 ET Taking action to prevent child and forced labour in the mining supply chain

OTTAWA, Sept. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) today announced the addition of two new components to its Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM®) initiative to contribute to global...