22 / 01 / 2018 01:47
Genesis Metals Crop has issued a press release announcing the completion of the second phase of drilling at the Chevrier gold project near Chibougamau, which involved drilling 32 boreholes. The company expects to receive all analysis results from this phase in early 2018. For more information, r...
22 / 01 / 2018 01:46
On December 14, the Québec government announced that it will allocate $116,900 in financial aid to support the Festival Folifrets Baie-James, evaluate and improve the quality of services offered at Hôtel Chibougamau, and implement the Xpérience Opémiska Project. These businesses and promoters wi...
Nemaska Lithium Signs Deal for Sale of Sirmac Property to Abe Resources and Receives Mining Lease for Whabouchi Lithium Mine
22 / 01 / 2018 01:45
On December 14, Nemaska Lithium Inc. issued a press release announcing the signing of a definitive agreement for the sale of its 100% interest in the Sirmac Lithium Property to Abe Resources, a mineral resource company specializing in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral proper...
20 / 11 / 2017 10:50
According to the Institut de la statistique du Québec (ISQ), mining investments totalled $2.57 million in 2016, which represents an increase of 2.9% over 2015. The Association minière du Québec (AMQ) is very pleased with this news, since it also expects exploration costs, which reached $300 milli...
20 / 11 / 2017 10:49
On November 9, the Chapais-Chibougamau branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM), in collaboration with the chamber of commerce and Développement Chibougamau, welcomed the region’s businesses and citizens to city hall for Osisko geologist Louis Grenier’s presentation the Windfall Lake gold...
14 / 11 / 2017 09:47
There is a very interesting article on the use of wood in bridge construction (featuring Chantiers Chibougamau) in the October 2017 issue of Le Monde Forestier magazine. According to Chantiers Chibougamau spokesman Frédéric Verreault, the company is now preparing to build wooden bridges in locati...
14 / 11 / 2017 09:46
Since Health Minister Gaétan Barrette’s announcement in summer 2017 that a new CHSLD would be built in Chibougamau, the project has made major strides. A call for tenders to award the construction contract for the new building will be launched in January 2018 and work is slated to get underway as...
Chibougamau town centre urban planning program makes front page of Ordre des urbanistes du Québec magazine
14 / 11 / 2017 09:45
How can a regional town or city centre be revitalized or repositioned with a view to restoring its vitality? Chibougamau aptly addressed this question by relying on its distinctively northern character and incorporating its brand image into urban developments while fostering inclusive participati...
14 / 11 / 2017 09:44
The Korcynski family, which owns Lettrage Waldi, has officially announced the acquisition of Imprimerie Nord Graphique, owned by Daniel Boivin and Johanne Simard since 2007. The print shop will continue to operate at its current premises on 3e Rue. In 2018, Lettrage Waldi will begin construction ...
14 / 11 / 2017 09:42
Most of the finalists for the recognition awards granted by the Association de l’exploration minière du Québec (AEMQ) at it’s annual Xplor congress held in Montréal on October 18 were companies or individuals operating in the Nord-du-Québec region. Nemaska Lithium received the Entrepreneur of the...