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  • News on the Scott project

    14 / 11 / 2017 09:41

    In 2009, the Scott project in the Baie-James region received a Discovery of the Year Award from the Association de l’exploration minière du Québec. Eight years later, recent tests conducted for Ressources Yorbeau have revealed the presence of commercial-quality copper and zinc concentrations in t...

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  • Conseil consultatif sur l'économie et l'innovation files its report

    06 / 10 / 2017 09:11

    The Conseil consultatif sur l'économie et l'innovation [the Québec government’s advisory panel on the economy and innovation] filed its report on September 25, following several months of work. The document, which is structured around four major themes, contains 12 main recommendations aimed at s...

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  • Propair and Air Creebec forge a strong partnership

    06 / 10 / 2017 09:10

    Propair and Air Creebec, two well established airlines in the Nord-du-Québec region and Ontario, are joining forces with a view to providing both carriers’ customers with improved service and better flexibility. The increase of 12.5% to 50% in Air Creebec’s equity interest in Propair will make it...

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  • Développement Chibougamau summer business hours

    06 / 07 / 2017 01:42

    See our business hours from May 29 to September 1, 2017 here: The Newsletter will also be taking a summer break, but we’ll be back in September, so stay tuned! Have a great summer, everyone!

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  • BlackRock Metals Inc. : Québec invests $ 10 million in project

    06 / 07 / 2017 11:51

    Ministers Arcand and Blanchette were in Chibougamau on June 20 to announce the investment of $10 million in BlackRock Metals Inc. through the Fonds Capital Mines Hydrocarbures. The objective of the project, estimated to be worth $1.5 billion, is to operate an open-pit iron, vanadium and ilmenite ...

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  • Administration régionale Baie-James to participate in Naturallia 2017

    06 / 07 / 2017 11:49

    The Administration régionale Baie-James (ARBJ) has announced that it will provide funding for Naturallia 2017 and is continuing to collaborate with local economic development organizations with  a view to creating a delegation made up of businesses in the Nord-du-Québec region. As a member of thi...

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  • Looking ahead together conference

    19 / 06 / 2017 09:18

    On June 6 and 7, Développement Chibougamau was in Mistissini for the 2017 Looking Ahead Together Conference, organized by the Secretariat to the Cree Nation Abitibi-Témiscamingue Economic Alliance in collaboration with the Cree Nation of Mistissini and the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istche...

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  • New milestone for Blackrock Metals

    19 / 06 / 2017 09:17

    In its press release of June 7, BlackRock Metals Inc. announced equity financing of $40 million. The proceeds will be used for:   Completion of technical designs   Permitting   Acceleration of early construction work   The placement of certain equipment orders   General working capital re...

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  • Développement Chibougamau launches its Facebook page

    09 / 06 / 2017 08:28

    Développement Chibougamau has finally joined the digital revolution! At this year’s Annual General Meeting, the organization launched its Facebook page, which will not only enable it to reach as many people as possible, but will also generate more visibility for Chibougamau. The page will be used...

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  • Naturallia 2017 - New jamesian delegation to participate

    09 / 06 / 2017 08:27

    Naturallia is Canada’s leading business alliance forum on natural resources. This year’s edition will take place in Roberval from October 16 to 19 and will bring together more than 200 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and organizations from all over Canada and from some 15 countries worldwide....

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  • 5th edition of Richesses naturelles en découverte: we're on a roll!

    09 / 06 / 2017 08:26

    For the fifth year in a row, Développement Chibougamau will host Richesses naturelles en découverte from September 8 to 10, 2017. As always, this colourful, not-to-be-missed event will have something for everyone, including a gourmet dinner, a nature fair, and a special family activity showcasing...

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  • Développement Chibougamau annual general meeting

    09 / 06 / 2017 08:25

    Développement Chibougamau held its Annual General Meeting on May 31. Board of Directors Chairman Réjean Girard and General Director Céline Collin presented the organization’s highlights in 2016. Administrator Richard Saint-Jean’s mandate was extended for another two years and two new administrato...

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  • Stornoway announces 1 Million carats produced at Renard and lauch of Quebec diamond sales with Birks

    23 / 05 / 2017 09:17

    Stornoway diamonds will soon be available for purchase in Québec. The corporation announced the inaugural sale of Québec-mined diamonds at a launch event held on May 11 by Birks at their iconic Montréal flagship store. In the presence of Birks Group President and CEO, Mr. Jean-Christophe Bédos, a...

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  • "Brassez des affaires en or" one-day conference

    23 / 05 / 2017 09:14

    As part of Québec Mining Week, a one-day conference called “Brasser des Affaires en Or” was held in Chapais on May 11. The event was organized by ICM Section Chapais-Chibougamau in collaboration with the Chambre de commerce de Chibougamau-Chapais, Développement Chibougamau, the Corporation de dév...

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  • Services résidentiels E.P. now an authorized distributor for Bain Dépôt

    23 / 05 / 2017 09:12

    At its official opening on May 12 and 13, Services résidentiels E.P. launched its new premises at 949, 3e Rue. Having expanded their range of services to include sales and consulting, owners Éric Pelchat and Marie-Claude Breault are proud to join the Bain Dépôt team. This young, dynamic company o...

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  • Launching of Passeport SAC program: customer service training for retail businesses

    04 / 05 / 2017 03:55

    On April 26, the Chambre de commerce de Chibougamau-Chapais hosted a happy-hour event to launch Passeport SAC, a program designed to provide customer service training for retail businesses in Chibougamau and Chapais. The program’s four training sessions will take place on May 11, 12, 25 and 26 in...

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  • Tarku signs binding letter of agreement to acquire Eureka Exploration

    04 / 05 / 2017 03:53

    On April 25, Tarku Resources Ltd. announced the execution of a letter of agreement to merge Eureka Exploration Inc. with Tarku. Eureka owns 5 well-positioned exploration properties near Chibougamau and Matagami with a total of 274 claims along regional gold-bearing trends. The merger will greatly...

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  • Conflict over canadian softwood lumber exports

    04 / 05 / 2017 03:52

    The 20% tariff on Canadian softwood lumber recently announced by the Trump administration could have disastrous consequences for a number of communities and regions in Québec. During the interview she gave Radio-Canada on the trade war, Chibougamau Mayor Manon Cyr emphasized that the town benefit...

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  • Chibougamau gets funding to upgrade wastewater pumping stations

    24 / 04 / 2017 09:00

    The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with Jean Boucher, Member of the National Assembly for Ungava and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, on behalf of Martin Coiteux, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy, ...

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  • Nemaska Lithium: the future looks bright

    24 / 04 / 2017 09:00

    Given that the first composite samples have now been produced, use of the ore extracted from Nemaska Lithium’s Whabouchi mine will get underway in June 2017. CEO Guy Bourassa is confident that commercial operations will begin in 2019, just in time to meet the increased demand for electric vehicle...

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  • Upcoming calls for tenders: potential suppliers invited to register

    24 / 04 / 2017 08:58

    In the following months, Nemaska Lithium will issue calls for tenders for the procurement of goods and services for construction of its mining (Whabouchi) and transformation (Shawinigan) infrastructure, as well as for its operational needs. The Corporation is inviting all companies interested in ...

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  • Minister Blanchette awards $2 million grant to Cecobois

    05 / 04 / 2017 10:15

    With a view to supporting and promoting the use of wood in the construction of multi-family dwellings and non-residential buildings in Québec, Minister Blanchette is awarding a $2 million grant to the Centre d’expertise sur la construction commerciale en bois (Cecobois). Nordic Structures, a sist...

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  • Administration régionale Baie-James appoints new chairman

    05 / 04 / 2017 10:13

    On March 23, René Dubé was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Administration régionale Baie-James. He succeeds Alain Poirier in the position, who is stepping down in order to fully devote himself to his role as Mayor of the town of Lebel-sur-Quévillon. As Mayor of Matagami since ...

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  • Nemaska Lithium Produces produit spodumene concentrate from DMS Modular Mill at Whabouchi

    27 / 03 / 2017 09:08

    On March 14, Nemaska Lithium announced the results of its initial production of spodumene concentrate from the Whabouchi Mine, using a mine representative bulk sample which yielded 6.65% Li2O. "Generally speaking, the hard rock lithium industry requires a 6% concentrate or higher to efficiently p...

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  • 2017 will be a busy year for Chantiers Chibougamau

    27 / 03 / 2017 09:04

    On March 6, the city of Amos announced that it will go ahead with the project to build the footbridge called the Passerelle Ulrick-Chérubin, linking the city’s east and west sectors. The contract has been awarded to construction firm Audet & Knight, which will work in collaboration with Chant...

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  • Another phase completed in Chibougamau Intermodal Transshipment terminal project

    27 / 03 / 2017 09:02

    Développement Chibougamau is pleased to announce the completion of a new phase in the Chibougamau Intermodal Transshipment Centre construction project. The working committee set up by Développement Chibougamau and supported by CANARAIL has selected the firm Somavrac to design, build and operate t...

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  • Nevado signs letter of intent with SOQUEM for Project Roger

    09 / 03 / 2017 01:58

    The Nevado Resources Corporation has announced the signing of a Letter of Intent for project Roger, located 5 km northwest of the town of Chibougamau. Under the terms of the option, Nevado will commit investments totaling $2 million over a three-year period, with $350,000 closed in the first year...

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  • Stornoway Diamond Corporation announce its financial and operating results for 2016

    09 / 03 / 2017 01:57

    Following the recent announcement of its 2016 production results, the Stornoway Diamond Corporation has now issued a press release to announce its financial and operating results for 2016. Total project costs at December 3, 2016, were $771.2 million, or 99% of budget. $2.8 million of costs have b...

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  • Ordering parties and suppliers day

    09 / 03 / 2017 01:55

    On April 5, the Business Development Office of the Société du Plan Nord will host a one-day networking event for prime contractors and suppliers of goods and services in Eeyou Istchee James Bay. The event will take place at the Chibougamau-Chapais Golf Club and will have “Play a role in the major...

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  • Ressources GFK announces drilling program on its properties

    23 / 02 / 2017 07:38

    Ressources GFK has announced the start of a diamond drilling program covering a total of 3,000 metres on four of its properties, including WinWin, which is located in the Chibougamau sector, within the northern extension of the Monster Lake project (Iamgold/Tomagold). Ressources GFK is a mining e...

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