2016

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2016

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  • New approach to finding housing solutions

    07 / 11 / 2016 04:40

    The consultation tour organized by the Gouvernement du Québec made a stop in Chibougamau on October 24. The tour was initiated last June for the purpose of consulting and exchanging information with key partners, i.e., regional elected officials and organizations, with a view to finding the best ...

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  • FMC Corporation and Nemaska Lithium sign long-term lithium carbonate supply agreement

    07 / 11 / 2016 04:40

    On October 31, Nemaska Lithium signed an agreement with FMC Corporation, pursuant to which Nemaska Lithium will provide FMC with 8,000t per year of lithium carbonate beginning in mid-2018. Guy Bourassa, President and CEO of Nemaska Lithium, said that with the signing of this second multi-year agr...

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  • Chibougamau launches its financial aid program

    24 / 10 / 2016 03:36

    The town of Chibougamau recently launched a housing program focusing on the construction and renovation of rental properties containing four units or more. Having obtained government backing through a private bill, the municipality can now play a key role in building, renovating and transforming ...

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  • Renard Mine ground-breaking ceremony

    24 / 10 / 2016 03:36

    The Renard project kimberlite pipes 1 to 10 were discovered in 2001, after five years of intensive exploration over an area of more than 400,000 square kilometres. The discovery led to fifteen years of project development work and resulted in Stornoway’s official ground-breaking ceremony for the ...

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  • Stornoway Diamond presentation

    24 / 10 / 2016 03:35

    On October 12, the Chambre de Commerce Chibougamau-Chapais invited Stornoway to give a presentation on the status of the Renard project and highlight business opportunities in the region. More than 70 people attended the presentation, which revealed that as of August 1st, 2016, 43% of the mine’s ...

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  • New alliance for Riverin Girard & Associés

    07 / 10 / 2016 02:43

    Riverin Girard & Associés has joined the Lussier Dale Parizeau (LDP) insurance group. The new alliance will enhance their customers’ experience by offering a wider range of products and services and providing access to a network of 20 LDP offices, as well increase their bargaining power in on...

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  • Azimut and SOQUEM form a strategic alliance for the Baie-James region

    07 / 10 / 2016 02:43

    On September 26, Exploration Azimut inc. announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Société québécoise d'exploration minière (SOQUEM) to cover the Baie-James–Eeyou Istchee region. The objective of the four-year alliance is to identify, acquire and explore high-potential, gold-bearing ...

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  • Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ invest $500,000 to support growth of Équipement de bureau Ungava

    07 / 10 / 2016 02:42

    On September 28, the Fonds régionaux de solidarité FTQ published a press release announcing their financial support for the growth of Chibougamau company Équipement de bureau Ungava inc. The Fonds’ $500,000 investment has enabled company owner Yvon Godbout to acquire and renovate an adjacent buil...

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  • Diagnos acquires mining claims near Renard diamond mine

    28 / 09 / 2016 11:33

    On September 14, 2016, DIAGNOS inc., a leader in the use of knowledge and Artificial Intelligence (AI) extraction technologies, announced that it has acquired 131 mining claims staked using its Computer Aided Resource Detection System (CARDS) for the purpose of identifying and prioritizing signif...

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  • Osisko mining developing new mining project in Lebel-sur-Quévillon

    28 / 09 / 2016 11:32

    Osisko Mining Inc. is currently developing the Windfall Lake mine project, east of Lebel-sur-Quévillon. According to Robert Wares, geologist and founder of Osisko Mining Inc., Windfall Lake is an underground mine containing some 8.5 grams of gold per ton of ore. Although isolated, the property is...

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