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Crisis Management

Quebec Mining Association, members commit to greater CSR accountability

TORONTO ( – The Quebec Mining Association (QMA) on Wednesday said its members would adopt the ‘Towards Sustainable Mining’ (TSM) initiative, a programme designed to improve environmental and social practices in the Canadian mining...
18th June 2014

MAC members contribute positively to host communities

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) on Friday said its ninth annual ‘Towards Sustainable Mining’ (TSM) progress report had found a steady improvement in its member companies’ efforts to contribute positively to the communities where they...
20th December 2013

Ensuring disruptions do not turn into crises

There are two things that link mining companies the world over – their safety record and their profit levels. Given that the manner in which a mine continues business during any form of disruption is one of the connecting factors between safety...
3rd May 2013
Legislative Environment

Initiative to follow 2012 energy and GHG emissions reduction closely

The governance team for the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC’s) initiative, Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), has made performance improvement for energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management a top priority for 2012.
27th July 2012
Health and safety

Business continuity management key

The year 2010 has been a year of mixed fortune for safety in the global mining sector, says international business continuity management (BCM) services company 42 Consulting.
13th May 2011
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