Agnico Eagle is a senior Canadian gold mining company that has produced precious metals since 1957. Its mines are located in Canada, Finland and Mexico, with exploration activities in each of these countries as well as in the United States and Sweden. Sustainable development – health, safety, environment and social acceptability – is integrated into our business strategy and in our planning, as it is a non-negotiable item of good management. Our Sustainable Development Policy reflects an emphasis on health and wellness, our commitment to the protection of human rights, and a commitment to minimize risks associated with the management of tailings and water.
Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont Goldcorp is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The company manages operations in Australia, Canada, Ghana, Peru, Suriname, Mexico, Argentina, Dominican Republic and the United States. Their purpose – to create value and improve lives through sustainable and responsible mining. Éléonore is one of Newmont Goldcorp’s newest Canadian mines. It is located in Eeyou Istchee James Bay, in the Northern Quebec region. The Opinagow Collaboration Agreement, signed with Cree nation, provides a framework that ensures regular communication on environmental matters as well as participation in the development of the reclamation concept, particularly with respect to revegetation. Éléonore is constantly seeking innovation through research and development that can help to control and reduce risks to the environment and surrounding population throughout the mine’s lifecycle, including the post closure period.
IAMGOLD is a leading mid-tier gold mining company with four operations on three continents. There are challenges to overcome in our mines, and we count on our teams’ excellence to reach our goals. All of our operations are undertaken with Zero Harm in mind, which corresponds to our commitment to continually strive to reach the highest standards in human health and safety, minimize our impact on the environment, and work cooperatively with our host communities. While we mostly count on research and development to achieve our goals, we also rely on close collaborations with universities and research institutes to promote the development of innovative environmental solutions.
Canadian Malartic Mine (CMM) is one of the largest open-pit gold mine operating in Canada. In production since 2011, located in Malartic, an unban environment, the mine is in the heart of the Abitibi gold belt and will continue its activities until 2027. In margin of the exploitation of the pit, CMM actively plans the reclamation of its site. In this regard, CMM collaborates with the RIME, particularly on the site, in order to apply the best practices in the field. CMM opts for a strategy that valorize mine waste rather than using new natural materials. It therefore welcomes the research and development work carried out at the RIME in order to meet its sustainable development commitments.
Raglan Mine operates some of the world’s richest underground nickel mines In Nunavik. Taking into account the complexity of the Arctic climate, we are committed to identifying, measuring and understanding our impacts on the environment and to developing a mitigation plan in order to minimize them. We promote the proactive engagement of our stakeholders to better understand their concerns and we are committed to the reclamation of our site for current and future generations. Raglan Mine is proud to be a partner of the RIME and thus, contribute to the development of environmental solutions for the entire mining industry.
Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium (RTIT) operates an ilmenite deposit at Lake Tio, north of Havre-Saint-Pierre, in Côte-Nord (QC), and a metallurgical complex in Sorel-Tracy, in Montérégie, where the ore is processed to produce materials essential to human progress. One of the main uses of titanium is to give a white color to a multitude of products, ranging from paint to textiles to paper. RTIT makes every effort to be a responsible corporate citizen. We continue to improve our processes every year in order to limit our environmental footprint and we develop our projects in a sustainable and responsible way, with an objective to respect the environment on the short, medium and long term.