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Jun 17, 2015, 10:30 ET Mining Association of Canada announces new Chair

MAC's Board of Directors elect Robert Steane of Cameco Corporation as Chair OTTAWA, June 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC)...


Jun 04, 2015, 09:48 ET Federal government recognizes TSM's effectiveness in energy management

High performance in TSM energy protocol now eligible under NRCan's ecoENERGY efficiency program OTTAWA, June 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Mining companies...


Jun 01, 2015, 09:58 ET Mining industry welcomes enactment of transparency legislation

Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act comes into force OTTAWA, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its...


May 12, 2015, 09:00 ET TSM Award Winners for Environmental Excellence and Community Engagement Announced

Vale, Dominion Diamond Corporation and Diavik Diamond Mine get top nods for 2015 TSM Excellence Awards OTTAWA, May 12, 2015 /CNW/ - For their...


May 05, 2015, 09:00 ET High costs and lack of infrastructure inhibiting exploration and mining development in Canada's North: Study

Capital costs for northern mines often more than double that of southern mines OTTAWA, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - A new study entitled Levelling the...


Apr 21, 2015, 18:18 ET Federal Budget invests in essentials - Mining industry welcomes renewal of program funding in key areas

OTTAWA, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) expressed satisfaction with the federal government's renewal of funding for...


Mar 17, 2015, 09:21 ET MAC strikes an independent task force to review its tailings management program

BC independent panel report on Mount Polley will inform task force's review OTTAWA, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada...


Feb 16, 2015, 16:48 ET The Mining Association of Canada Welcomes Announcement of Resolution to Rail Strike

OTTAWA, Feb. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada welcomes today's announcement that Canadian Pacific Railway and Teamsters Canada...


Feb 04, 2015, 08:45 ET State of global economy among the Canadian mining industry's top issues

New report details industry's recent performance, challenges and opportunities OTTAWA, Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Despite a positive long-term...


Jan 30, 2015, 17:11 ET Statement - Mining industry welcomes the release of BC's independent panel report on Mount Polley

Panel's recommendations will be seriously considered by MAC and its members OTTAWA, Jan. 30, 2015 /CNW/ - Following today's release of...


Dec 22, 2014, 10:45 ET Glencore's Sudbury Operations recognized with TSM Leadership Award

Award recognizes facility-level excellence in corporate responsibility SUDBURY, ON, Dec. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - For its outstanding performance in the...


Dec 08, 2014, 12:00 ET Teck Trail Operations Recognized with TSM Leadership Award

Award recognizes facility-level excellence in corporate responsibility TRAIL, BC, Dec. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - For its outstanding performance in the...


Nov 18, 2014, 14:48 ET Mining industry applauds new Extractive Sector Trade Strategy

OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) commends the federal government on the announcement of the new Extractive...


Oct 07, 2014, 09:00 ET Teck's Cardinal River Operations Recognized with TSM Leadership Award

Award recognizes facility-level excellence in corporate responsibility HINTON, AB, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - For its outstanding performance in the...


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...