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Jun 09, 2020, 11:33 ET Mining Association Recognizes Extraordinary Environmental and Community Engagement Achievements in Canada's Mining Sector

OTTAWA, ON, June 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has awarded Agnico Eagle and Cameco, leaders in Canada's mining sector, with this year's prestigious Towards Sustainable...


May 13, 2020, 11:00 ET Canadians want to seize opportunity in Critical Minerals

Critical Minerals Essential to Healthcare, Defence and Clean Technology OTTAWA, May 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released a new national poll, which highlights...


Mar 30, 2020, 18:12 ET Government's Wage Subsidy to Bring Relief to Canada's Mining Companies and their Workers Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

OTTAWA, March 30, 2020 /CNW/ - Today's announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau, extending the wage subsidy to include businesses of all sizes, is a critical component of a package of reforms designed...


Mar 02, 2020, 17:31 ET New Government Announcement Electrifies Canada's Mining Industry

Commitment to support electric vehicles on mine sites welcome as sector moves to a lower carbon future TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) strongly supports today's...


Mar 02, 2020, 12:00 ET Norway Adopts Canada's Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative

TORONTO, March 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Norsk Bergindustri (Norwegian Mineral Industry), the national mining association in Norway, today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM)...


Feb 04, 2020, 11:00 ET Canada's Mining Sector at a Tipping Point

Latest Industry Trends Highlight Enormous Potential for Mining in Canada OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) released its annual Facts & Figures report, a...


Jan 24, 2020, 11:05 ET Increasing Demand for Critical Minerals Positions Canada's Mining Industry for Success

New Canada-US Collaboration and Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan Bring Renewed Attention to Mining Sector VANCOUVER, Jan. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining...


Nov 19, 2019, 10:30 ET CN Rail Strike Adversely Affects Canadian Mining Operations

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expresses serious concern regarding the significant and damaging effects that the work stoppage resulting from disagreements...


Oct 22, 2019, 12:25 ET The Mining Association of Canada Comments on Outcome of Federal Election

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - 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...


Sep 09, 2019, 15:24 ET Brazil adopts Canada's Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM), the national mining association in Brazil, today announced that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining...


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...