Canadian Mining Journal

Mining Association of Canada

  • News

    SUSTAINABILITY: Agnico Eagle, Cameco win MAC awards

    June 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Miners Agnico Eagle Mines and Cameco are this year’s recipients of the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards, which recognize innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and the environment. The TSM encourages

  • News

    COVID-19: Mining industry responds with help for communities

    April 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In recent days, mining industry participants have announced efforts to support local communities during a challenging time for many. One initiative, announced by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC), has brought 18 national and regional industry associations and partners together

  • Feature

    Considering climate change

    April 1, 2020 by Janice Leuschen

    How the design of tailings facilities is changing to factor in climate change

  • COVID-19: Mining Association applauds Canadian wage subsidy

    March 31, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    The Mining Association of Canada issued a statement praising the federal government’s decision to include businesses of all sizes in its wage subsidy, a component of a package of reforms designed to help businesses keep workers employed as the economy

  • ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Canada supports mine EVs with accelerated tax write-off

    March 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, has announced the extension of an accelerated tax-write off to include a number of electric mine vehicles. The write-off will allow companies to expense the full cost of the equipment the year that

  • REPORT: MAC on Canadian mining

    February 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has released its annual Facts & Figures report which provides an overview of the country’s mining sector. The majority of the figures are from 2018. Economic impact of mining In terms of mining’s economic

  • News

    COMPETITIVENESS: MAC, PDAC urge mines ministers to take action

    July 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CRANBROOK, B.C.  – The Mining Association of Canada and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada have issued a joint recommendation as the provincial and territorial mines ministers meet this week. The industry associations are urging government action to restore

  • MONEY: Canadian budget update full of goodies for miners

    March 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    OTTAWA – In a move long sought by mineral explorers active in Canada, Canada’s federal government has extended its mineral exploration tax credit (METC) for five years, in contrast to the prior tradition of renewing it annually. The news came

  • News

    COMMENT: MAC says mining needs government support to enhance competitiveness

    March 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – On March 14 the Mining Association of Canada released the latest edition of its annual Facts & Figures report that provides a comprehensive overview of the trends affecting Canada’s mining sector. It contains the unwanted truth that this

  • TAILINGS: BHP looks to create international oversight for dams

    February 19, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    BHP says it is stepping up its work to create an international and independent body to oversee integrity in the construction and operation of all tailings storage facilities across the industry. The Australian company is also calling for greater transparency

  • News

    TAXES: PDAC celebrates METC renewal for 5 years

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Earlier this week Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented a 2018 fiscal update to the House of Commons. His promise to renew the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for five years, to 2024, has the Prospectors and Developers Association of

  • Feature

    Carbon pricing confusion

    August 1, 2018 by David Godkin

    Ontario’s move away from cap-and-trade clashes with federal goals and market trends