This Is Mining

This Is Mining S3E3: Indigenous Activism Turned Advocacy

Canada has the critical minerals the world needs for electrification and a green energy future, but accessing them is not without roadblocks. Two major challenges are investment and permitting, both intertwined when it comes to the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples in major Northern development projects. JP Gladu, prominent… Read More

This Is Mining S3E1: Geopolitics & the Demand for Critical Minerals

The growth and demand for critical minerals is impressive and daunting, according to our first guest, Duncan Wood, the Vice President for Strategy & New Initiatives at the Wilson Center, a Washington DC based think tank. We can’t have an energy transition without extractive resources, Wood says, and the race… Read More

This Is Mining: The Podcast wins Best Branded Series in Canada

This is Mining: The Podcast, produced by AmberMac Media Inc. in partnership with the Ontario Mining Association, is the proud winner of Best Branded Series at the Canadian Podcast Awards. celebrating outstanding podcasts produced by Canadian podcasters, editors, and producers. Other nominees in this category include The Disruptors (RBC), and Behind… Read More

New Season Launch: This is Mining Season 2

Last year, I co-hosted and we co-produced a new podcast series called This is Mining. We’re back with another new season, including 4 episodes coming over the next few weeks. Episode 1: Robotics, Automation, & the 21st Century Miner with Professor Joshua Marshall In this episode, Queen’s University Engineering Professor,… Read More

New Podcast Launch: This is Mining

In this 4-part series, we’re going to explore stories of human transformation connected to Ontario’s mining industry.  You may be surprised to learn how our abundance of minerals offers hope for the future and the opportunity to make the world a better place. Episode 1: Economic Hope & the… Read More