2016

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2016

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  • Société du Plan Nord (SPN) business development office

    15 / 12 / 2016 10:10

    The Société du Plan Nord (SPN) has set up a Business Development Office with the objective of informing all Québec enterprises (including local and regional enterprises) of the goods and services needs of prime contractors operating in the area covered by the Plan Nord. The office provides two se...

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  • Progress report on mine site and phase 1 plant

    15 / 12 / 2016 10:09

    On December 12, Nemaska Lithium provided an update on the advancement of its Phase 1 plant in Shawinigan and on the construction and site preparation of the Whabouchi mine, located 300 km from Chibougamau. Construction of the main mine building continues and is scheduled for completion in the nea...

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  • New transformation plant for Blackrock

    15 / 12 / 2016 10:08

    On December 9, BlackRock Metals Inc. announced the results of the feasibility study conducted for a new transformation plant to be built as part of a total project investment of close to $1 billion, including the Chibougamau mine. The new plant will produce high-quality pig iron and ferrovanadium...

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  • Investment of over $32 Million for Cree School Board

    01 / 12 / 2016 03:56

    On November 25, Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert, on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Geoffrey Kelley, Minister responsible for Native Affairs for the Government of Québec, on behalf of Sébastien Proulx, Minister of E...

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  • Québec Mines 2016: minister Pierre Arcand hosts key players in Québec mining sector

    01 / 12 / 2016 03:55

    This year’s annual Québec Mines conference, a major hub for exchange on geoscience and mineral resources, was held from November 21 to 24. With L'Innovation en tête as its theme, the event offered a number of activities including conference sessions on minerals related to energy and high technolo...

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  • Stornoway announces completion of first diamond sale

    01 / 12 / 2016 03:54

    The Stornoway Diamond Corporation held the first sale of diamonds from its Renard mine between November 14 and 23 in Antwerp, Belgium. In total, 38,913 carats, representing a portion of the production recovered during the initial commissioning and ramp-up of the Renard project, were sold at an av...

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  • Desjardins launches a $100-million fund for regional projects

    21 / 11 / 2016 10:12

    Mouvement Desjardins is launching a new, $100-million development fund to support high-benefit, regional projects. Over the next three years, investments from this fund will be allotted to entrepreneurship, business development and economic and social innovation projects in particular. To view th...

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  • Mistissini wooden bridge wins two national awards

    21 / 11 / 2016 10:11

    Since its inauguration in 2014, the Mistissini Wooden Bridge has received a number of honourable mentions and awards at the provincial level. Last October, the structure won two national awards from the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies Canada, including an Award of Excellent for it...

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  • Québec government priotitizes employment in the forestry industry

    21 / 11 / 2016 10:10

    On November 7, Luc Blanchette, the Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, stated that implementation of the new action plan for the development of woodland caribou habitat and the creation of the new northern logging limit route would have no negative impact on forestry workers in Saguenay–Lac-...

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  • Unveiling of Stratégie québécoise de l'exportation 2016-2020

    07 / 11 / 2016 04:41

    On October 25, the Gouvernement du Québec unveiled the Stratégie québécoise de l’exportation 2016-2020 [Québec export strategy 2016–2020], which has been developed to meet the needs of SMEs and support them in their export activities. A total of $536.8 million, including $125.6 million in new all...

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