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  • Major project for Chantiers Chibougamau

    18 / 12 / 2015 12:15

    Chantiers Chibougamau is in production of a major project for the University of Massachusetts—construction of its new Design Building, which will house construction and architecture related departments.This sizeable, complex structure is characterized by an optimal blend of glued laminated timber...

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  • Close of business for the holidays

    18 / 12 / 2015 09:12

    Staff and members of Développement Chibougamau would like to take advantage of this time of joy to give you their best wishes. Please note that our offices will be closed from December 21, 2015 to January 3, 2016 inclusive.

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  • Chapais and Chibougamau Chambers of Commerce support initiative on the part of businesses in the area

    07 / 12 / 2015 03:15

    The Chapais and Chibougamau Chambers of Commerce recently implemented a new approach that recognizes businesses that invest in or enhance their facilities or business practices by featuring them in regional weeklies. For more information or to read the press release in French, click here.  

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  • Appointment to the Développement Chibougamau board of directors

    07 / 12 / 2015 03:13

    Développement Chibougamau is pleased to announce the appointment of Réjean Girard as the new chair, replacing Manon Cyr. Two other directors have also joined the board, Serge Drolet representing the Town of Chibougamau, and Angus Michaud representing the Chibougamau Chamber of Commerce. 

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  • Chibougamau-Chapais airport terminal expansion

    07 / 12 / 2015 03:12

    On December 1, Ungava MNA Jean Boucher announced the call for tenders to provide plans and specifications for the Chibougamau–Chapais airport terminal expansion, on behalf of transportation minister Robert Poëti. The expansion will bring the building in line with air transportation regulatory req...

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  • New memberships and renewals

    13 / 11 / 2015 11:14

    Développement Chibougamau informs all members that memberships expired on October 3. To renew your membership or become a member, please fill out the form (in French) by clicking here and send it with your payment to 600 3e Rue, Chibougamau, Québec G8P 1P1. For more information, you can contact u...

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  • Équipement de bureau Ungava secures a major contract from Stornoway

    13 / 11 / 2015 11:13

    Local office supplier Équipement de bureau Ungava recently competed with businesses from outside the region and won a contract for the first phase of furnishing the Stornoway Diamonds mine site for the Renard project. Développement Chibougamau congratulates Yvon Godbout and his team on this great...

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  • Creation of Réseau Capital Baie-James

    13 / 11 / 2015 11:12

    On October 28, members of Administration régionale Baie-James (ARBJ) and Société de développement de la Baie-James (SDBJ) announced the creation of Réseau Capital Baie-James further to the signing of a partnership agreement between the two organizations. To see the press release (in French), plea...

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  • New listings in the business directory

    27 / 10 / 2015 09:20

    Four listings have been added to the business directory over the past two weeks: Calins Bambin, Construction Bon-Air, NG Deco Design and VIA SCHOLA (PAR L’ÉCOLE).The business directory is a free, user-friendly tool that provides access to a wealth of information about Chibougamau businesses.You c...

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  • Inauguration of the Société du Plan Nord/s regional office in Chibougamau

    27 / 10 / 2015 09:18

    On October 9, the Minister for Mines and Minister responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec regions, Luc Blanchette, and the MNA for Ungava, Jean Boucher, inaugurated the Société du Plan Nord’s regional office in Chibougamau.The Société du Plan Nord is responsible for contribut...

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  • The Government transfers land to the town of Chibougamau

    27 / 10 / 2015 09:14

    The Minister for Mines and Minister responsible for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec regions, Luc Blanchette, and the MNA for Ungava, Jean Boucher, took advantage of the inauguration of the Société du Plan Nord’s regional office in Chibougamau to announce, on behalf of Minister of Ene...

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  • Committee to maximize economic impacts from Goldcorp-Éléonore

    20 / 10 / 2015 08:00

    The meeting of the Comité de maximisation des retombées économiques Goldcorp-Éléonore was held on September 29. Développement Chibougamau took advantage of the opportunity to invite more than forty representatives of area businesses for a networking breakfast.Representatives of the mining company...

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  • Development of downtown Chibougamau

    16 / 10 / 2015 11:48

    The Chibougamau Town Council has started to think about ways to revitalize the downtown area.By setting up a special planning program (PPU), the town hopes to enhance its historical and commercial core, while highlighting the attractiveness of the downtown area for its residents and merchants.An ...

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  • Stornoway announces funding of second tranche of stream financing

    16 / 10 / 2015 11:48

    On October 1, Stornoway announced that it had successfully completed the drawdown of the second US$80 million tranche of diamond stream funding.Under Stornoway’s C$946 million project financing transaction, a total of US$250 million in upfront stream payments were committed.To view the press rele...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Drugmart Uniprix Frédéric Duchesne and François Morin inc.)

    15 / 10 / 2015 01:36

    On 29 October, Frédéric Duchesne and François Morin unveiled their new pharmacy affiliated with Uniprix in Chibougamau. An investment of four million dollars has achieved major demolition and reconstruction work by showcasing local products. The project allowed to keep more than fifty jobs in the...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Bowling Bolorama 1991 inc.)

    15 / 10 / 2015 01:36

    Mario Côté and Lucie Simoneau owners of the Chibougamau Bolorama bowling hall are pleased to welcome their customers in a new setting. An investment of $ 65,000 helped improve and renovate infrastructure while giving a warm and friendly atmosphere.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYZp6QEkGko...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Chapais Energy new agreement)

    15 / 10 / 2015 01:36

    On October 9, the cogeneration plant Chapais Energy conducted the official announcement of a new agreement with Hydro-Québec until 2019. The renewal of the plant contract will help maintain hundreds of jobs in all. The company specializes in producing electricity from forest biomass in Chapais.  ...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (BlackRock chooses a company from Chibougamau to a contrat)

    15 / 10 / 2015 01:36

    The company from Chibougamau, Metchib, won a major contrat of the mining company BlackRock Metals that will allow them to expand their team. The company, which provides advanced metallurgical services, will conduct pilot tests of about 150 tonnes of ore from the mining site of BlackRock Metals.  ...

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  • Naturallia

    05 / 10 / 2015 08:00

    The fourth edition of Naturallia—Canada’s leading business alliance forum on natural resources—will be held in Sudbury November 11–13. The event will bring together more than 300 companies and SMEs from 14 countries involved in advanced manufacturing, value-added forest products, mining supply an...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Cyclo-dons Serge Lapointe)

    02 / 10 / 2015 01:36

    121 cyclists rode a distance of 45 km between Chapais and Chibougamau on September 12, during the 2nd edition of the Cyclo-dons Serge Lapointe. The event raised nearly $ 27,000. The donations were donated to the Foundation of the health centers of Chibougamau and Chapais.     https://www.youtube...

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  • BlackRock Metals awards a contract to Metchib

    01 / 10 / 2015 08:00

    Chibougamau company Metchib, competing with businesses from outside the region, has won an important contract from mining company BlackRock Metals and will be expanding its team. Metchib offers specialized metallurgical services and will be pilot testing about 150 tons of ore from the BlackRock M...

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  • Stornoway announces its first-quarter results

    28 / 09 / 2015 10:15

    On September 15, Diamants Stornoway (Canada) Inc. announced its first-quarter results for the three months ended July 31, 2015. Published figures show costs incurred and commitments worth $402.6 million—50% of the budget. Overall construction has progressed 35%, with 329 workers onsite in July, 2...

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  • Publication of a guide for construction of mass timber buildings up to 12 storeys

    28 / 09 / 2015 10:15

    On August 18, the Premier of Quebec, responsible for the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region and MNA for Roberval, Philippe Couillard, the Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Sam Hamad, and the Minister of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, Laurent Lessard, launched a technical guide entit...

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  • Groupe Transcol: new service to Abitibi

    28 / 09 / 2015 10:15

    Groupe Transcol, a transport firm that has been established in Chibougamau for 10 years, announced that it would offer service to Abitibi.With two departures a week from Chibougamau, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, its customers will benefit from a delivery and pickup service between the Chibougamau a...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Discovering the natural resources)

    22 / 09 / 2015 01:36

    From 11 to 13 September was held the third edition of Discovering the natural resources at Chibougamau, organized by FaunENord and Développement Chibougamau. This event attracted nearly 2000 people and helped to discover the many natural resources which abound in the boreal forest and learn more ...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (The new offices of Carrefour communautaire)

    06 / 08 / 2015 01:36

    On August 31, the Carrefour communautaire of Chibougamau has conducted the opening of its new offices allowing it to consolidate all services in one place. An investment of more than $ 28,000 has allowed the organization to continue to provide food aid in promoting social development and combatin...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (M.A.S. Chibougamau)

    06 / 08 / 2015 01:36

    Since the end of May M.A.S. Chibougamau owners, are happy to welcome their customers in a new setting. An investment of almost $ 100,000 has allowed improving infrastructure by highlighting local produce and create 6 new jobs. SPI has joined forces with the company to provide the supply of produc...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Festival en août in Chibougamau)

    06 / 08 / 2015 01:36

    From 30 July to 2 August was held the 17th edition of Festival en août in Chibougamau. More than twenty-five groups, amateur and professional artists gave excellent performances on the Loto-Québec scene. The event was closed with the traditional fireworks show on the shores of Lake Gilman.     h...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Inauguration of new laboratories Metchib - Metallurgical Services)

    06 / 08 / 2015 01:36

    On April 26, Metchib Metallurgical Services of Chibougamau opened its new offices that will conduct various studies on the treatment of the ore. A total investment of $ 3.7 million that allowed Metchib to build a factory and a new laboratory by highlighting local produce and regional exp...

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  • The good economic news Chibougamau-Chapais (Festival du doré Baie-James in Chapais)

    13 / 07 / 2015 02:10

    It is from 18th to 27th June that took place the 16th edition of Festival du doré Baie-James in Chapais. These 10 days of celebrations have allowed more than 1,000 fishermen to participate in different activities. Prizes and awards totaling $ 140,000 were awarded to the participants. Thi...

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