November 2, 2020 - Today, it was announced that L. Fournier & Fils is collaborating in the project of the electrification of a heavy mining vehicle with the Innovative Vehicle Institute (IVI), Propulsion Québec and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), in presence of The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Mr.Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Côte-Nord Region and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources of Canada Mr. Paul Lefebvre.
To ensure the success of this major project, L. Fournier & Fils, a recognized operator in the mining sector, provides the project with a Western Star 6900XD truck with a 40-ton loading capacity, as well as its technical experts, who will assist the electrification experts in converting the truck to accommodate the new components.
Please refer to the press release for more details.
Val-d’Or, August 21, 2020. The Fournier family is all gathered today to highlight the great engagement that was taken in May 2017 to participate as principal financial partner at the construction of the FOURNIER MULTISPORTS CENTRE.
The celebration of the inauguration in the presence of the 3 generations is another milestone in the relationship between the FOURNIER family and the Town of Val-d’Or and attests of its willingness to stay deeply engaged towards the next generations.
To the 40 children spending the next weeks at the new FOURNIER Multisport Centre during 2020 Été en Fête, L. Fournier et Fils wishes them a summer camp filled with friendly, festive and memorable enjoyment!
The Abitibi-Témiscamingue Chapter of the Canadian Foundation of Multiple Sclerosis received a donation of 600$ from L. Fournier & Fils. The IT team has gathered the amount by selling decommissioned material.
From left to right: Mrs. Claire Bisson, IT at L. Fournier & Fils, Mrs. Nancy Blais from the Foundation, Mr. Guillaume Cyr, IT and Mr. Shaun Paquette, Controller both from L. Fournier et Fils.
Since 2015, L.
Fournier & fils remitted the generous amount of 30 775 $ to supports
two local organizations dedicated to medical issues. For every metric
tonne sold from the Sigma Site, five cents are attributed to the La Source
Gabriel Palliative Care House and to the Val-d’Or Hospital Foundation.
In 2019, a total
of 3 845$ was donated to each of the two organizations.
In the middle of the photograph on the left, Mr. Nicola Fournier, Vice-President at L. Fournier & fils, with Mr. Réjean Lefebvre and Mrs. Isabelle Bergeron, administrators of the governing board of the La Source Gabriel Palliative Care House.
In the photograph on the right, Mr. Nicola Fournier, Vice-President at L.Fournier & fils with Mr. Donald Ferland, Manager of the Val-d’Or Hospital Foundation.
sustainable development strategy of L. Fournier & Fils is
at the heart of the operations undertaken in 2014 regarding the valorization
and second transformation of 20 million tons of abandoned mining sterile of the
Sigma mine, located near the urban area of the town of Val-d’Or. Efforts
and work on the site already improved significantly the imprint on the ecology
of a vast area and the industrial landscape of our collectivity.
Mr. Jeremi Fournier, President of Fournier & Fils is happy to handle to M. Charles J. Hester a sponsorship for the Eeyou Istchee Sports & Recreation Association. Good luck to all the hockey and broomball players who will be participating in this weekend's tournament in Val-d’Or!
This week, L. Fournier & fils proudly participated as a sponsor to the erection of a garage that will serve as a class to the students of the First Nations Regional Adult Education Center – Kitci Amik located in the Lac Simon Anishnabe Community.
Training to become an electronic device recycling employee or a vehicle parts recycling employee will be taught.
In the picture :
- Gaby Marchildon, Kitci Amik Adult Education Center teacher
- Christian Poucachiche, student
- Louise Bryce, Coordinator of Aboriginal Relations and Steve Girard, Sales representative, both from L. Fournier & fils
- Pascal Brazeau, student
- Martin Adam, Kitci Amik Adult Education Center principal.
On June 19,
2019, Fournier & Fils had visitors over from the Cree Nation of
Oujé-Bougoumou at the Sigma site, where mining sterile of the closed mine is
transformed and valorized.
From left to right: Alex Mapachee, Fournier & Fils employee, Shawn Wapachee & Reggie Neeposh of Oujé-Bougoumou Enterprises, Nicola Fournier, Norman Poulin and Maxime Cheezo, Fournier & Fils employees.
For a 17th year in a row, the Val-d’Or Native Friendship Centre has made it its mission to recognize and celebrate the perseverance, effort, and academic successes of all Indigenous students, from preschool to university, in Val-d’Or. The event took place at Theatre Telebec on June 6, 2019.
Fournier & Fils, represented by Jonathan Terleki, Training Coordinator and Rose-Marie Cayouette, Human Resources Advisor, is proud to be contributing and congratulates all the recipients of the elementary school level category : Wabaguin C., Haylie C., Mathew A., Meriam B., Harmony C., Delia D., Samayva C., Dasmond D., Evander C., Huge C., Nicolas C., Lana-May B., Ilyas B., Roselia A., Rustin A., Logan D. Wabaguin C., Haylie C., Mathew A., Meriam B., Harmony C., Delia D. et Samayva C., Dasmond D., Evander C., Huge C., Nicolas C., Lana-May B., Ilyas B., Roselia A., Rustin A. and Logan D.
We are proud to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our concrete plant based at LaRonde mine site in Preissac. Since November 15, 1994, we have had the pleasure of producing conventional and specialized concrete designed for underground and surface construction at LaRonde mine.