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Sep 11, 2014, 15:59 ET

Canada needs to act now to hold onto its global mining leadership - Head of the Mining Association of Canada addresses the Vancouver Board of Trade

VANCOUVER, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - In a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade today, Pierre Gratton, President and CEO of the Mining Association of...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:33 ET

Mining industry commends Mines Ministers for supporting transparency of mining payments

SUDBURY, August 26, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) applaud...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:15 ET

Statement - Mount Polley tailings breach is a major industry concern: MAC

OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On August 4, a tailings breach occurred at the Mount Polley mine in British Columbia, owned and operated by Imperial...

Jun 18, 2014, 08:30 ET

Québec Mining Association and members commit to greater CSR accountability

Québec becomes the second province to adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Québec...

Feb 11, 2014, 18:06 ET

Mining industry supports federal government's goal to return to surplus

Industry welcomes exploration tax credit extension and new skills programs OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC)...

Jan 29, 2014, 08:45 ET

More Canadians employed in mining than previously reported

New report details Canadian mining's economic contributions and top needs for 2014 OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - New data shows a dramatic...

Dec 20, 2013, 09:00 ET

MAC releases its 2013 Towards Sustainable Mining Progress Report

OTTAWA, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its ninth annual Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Progress...

Dec 09, 2013, 13:34 ET

Mining industry applauds the Canadian government for new trade agreements in Africa

FIPAs will help protect and promote Canadian mining investment in Tanzania and Guinea OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of...

Dec 03, 2013, 08:45 ET

Mining payments to Canadian governments total $71 billion over decade

New report details Canadian mining industry payments to governments from 2003-2012 OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada...

Nov 29, 2013, 09:08 ET

Teck's Elkview Operations Recognized with TSM Leadership Award

Award recognizes facility-level excellence in corporate responsibility SPARWOOD, BC, Nov. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - For its outstanding performance in...

Nov 27, 2013, 11:46 ET

The Canadian mining industry supports federal government's new trade strategy

Strategy will help Canada compete for investment and will support Canadian mining abroad OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of...

Oct 18, 2013, 13:06 ET

Mining Association of Canada supports Canada-European Union Free Trade Agreement - Canada advances historic comprehensive economic trade agreement

OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased with the federal government's progress toward finalizing the...

Aug 30, 2013, 09:05 ET

Canada's mining industry supports proposed amendments to FAD rules

Finance Canada's proposals will help rectify competitiveness concerns arising from the foreign affiliate dumping tax rules on Canada's junior...

Aug 22, 2013, 15:22 ET

Geo-mapping key to opening up mineral opportunities in Canada's North - Mining industry commends the federal government on GEM funding announcement

OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada's decision to renew the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM) program is a positive...

Jun 19, 2013, 14:00 ET

First woman to take the helm of the Mining Association of Canada

Zoë Yujnovich of the Iron Ore Company of Canada elected as Chair of MAC OTTAWA, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC)...

Jun 14, 2013, 11:04 ET

Mining Industry Associations and Civil Society Release Draft Recommendations to Improve Mining Transparency

OTTAWA, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group is pleased to release for public comment its draft recommendations...

Jun 12, 2013, 09:58 ET

PM's Transparency Commitment at G-8 aligned with MAC Efforts

OTTAWA, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) looks forward to working with the Government of Canada in the development of...

Jun 11, 2013, 11:19 ET

IAMGOLD and Teck make the Top 50 Socially Responsible Companies List

Sustainalytics uses MAC's TSM in its Evaluation Process OTTAWA, June 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Two members of the Mining Association of Canada (MAC),...

Apr 17, 2013, 12:30 ET

Canada's mining industry strong, but challenges ahead

MAC's Pierre Gratton highlights mining industry's needs to remain competitive MONTREAL, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - In a keynote address to the...

Apr 09, 2013, 12:48 ET

MAC commends federal government on finalizing nuclear agreement with India

Agreement opens up Canadian uranium exports to critical market OTTAWA, April 9, 2013 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) supports...