The voice oF the Canadian Mining Industry Since 1935


Since 1935, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) has been the national voice of the Canadian mining industry. Working alongside our members, MAC promotes the industry nationally and internationally, works with governments on policies affecting the sector and educates the public on the value mining brings to the economy and the daily life of Canadians.

Towards Sustainable Mining

The Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program is MAC’s commitment to responsible mining.

Mining Facts

Explore Canadian Mining – Mining is one of Canada’s oldest sectors, and has a bright future.


Access our latest research and resources on key domestic and international issues facing the Canadian mining industry.

Latest News

MAC updates tailings management guidance

MAC said the update follows a detailed comparison of its Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) standard, first launched in 2004, with the Global Industry Standard on

Featured Resources

Facts & Figures 2020

MAC’s annual flagship publication detailing the latest trends in the Canadian mining industry.


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