Canadian Mining Journal


Mining Association of Canada


  • News

    REPORT: MAC Facts & Figures highlight mining contributions

    February 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Fortunately despite downturns in commodity prices and investor confidence, the mining industry’s contribution to the Canadian economy remains strong. That is the finding of the annual Facts & Figures report released by the Mining Association of Canada on

  • REVENUE: MAC supports sharing of mining royalties between the Crown and aboriginal communities

    February 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its member companies have issued a position statement communicating its support for a principled, open and transparent approach to government resource revenue sharing between the Crown and aboriginal communities that are

  • Mining and Indigenous peoples

    January 1, 2016 by Pierre Gratton*

    As probably many of you know, times are tough right now. Commodity prices are slumping across the. board, affected by an overall slowing global economy that is being felt throughout Canada. But, even during a stubborn downturn in global demand

  • TAILINGS: Task force delivers report to MAC

    December 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada has received the final report of the independent task force it convened to review tailings management requirements and guidance under its Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative. The seven member task force was struck

  • News

    CSR: Finnish mines to adopt MAC’s Toward Sustainable Mining initiative

    November 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – After three years of multi-stakeholder consultations, Finland becomes the first country outside Canada to adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program for corporate social responsibility. TSM was created by the Mining Association of Canada several years ago, and

  • News

    CSR: QMA becomes second provincial association to adopt Toward Sustainable Mining

    June 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Members of the Quebec Mining Association are adopting the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) initiative over a four-year period. TSM, a program to improve environmental and social practices among Canadian miners, was launched by…

  • News

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

    June 20, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Zoë Yujnovich, President and CEO of Canada’s largest iron ore producer, the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), has been elected as Chair of MAC for a two-year term….

  • Draft recommendations to improve mining transparency

    June 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group has released its draft recommendations on implementing mandatory reporting standards for Canadian mining companies. This release comes on the heels of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s pre-G8…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Argentex, Canamex, Evolving Gold, Mining Association of Canada and Nemaska Exploration

    March 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Argentex Mining of Vancouver has appointed Peter A. Ball as executive VP of corporate development. Prior to joining Argentex, he was VP investor relations at Century Mining. He will be based in Vancouver.

  • Feature

    A call to all Mining Associations

    February 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Most industry associations aren’t worth a damn and that unfortunately holds true for many of those involved with mining here in Canada. They’re good at collecting dues and putting on Annual Meetings for their fraternity but aside from those…

  • News

    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: What I learned about human rights

    November 4, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Earlier this week I went to a corporate social responsibility (CSR) seminar to sharpen my appreciation of the …

  • News

    DOING SOME DIGGING – Miners storm Parliament Hill (November 23, 2005)

    November 23, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The mineral industry made its annual assault on Parliament Hill this week (Tuesday, Nov. 22). Organized by the MINI…