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.
Half a dozen L. Fournier & Fils workers have been busy in the last weeks setting up the new composting pad of the Vallée-de-l’Or Regional County Municipalities. A very exciting project that will have a nice impact on Val-d’Or and all the surrounding communities.
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.
In the picture, from left to right : Mr. Nicola Fournier, Vice-President, L. Fournier et fils, M. Angus Mayappo, President, Meeyoubou inc., Mme Stephanie Georgekish, Vice-Presidente, Meeyoubou inc., Jérémi Fournier, President, L. Fournier et fils.
New Partnership Agreement
It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that the executive management of Fournier & Fils announces the signature of an agreement on October 15thwith Meeyoubou inc.
Mr. Angus Mayappo and Mrs. Stephanie Georgekish are the two partners who founded Meeyoubou inc. Both from the Cree Nation of Wemindji, they are highly respected by all Wemindji band members as well as by all the staff members of Éléonore Mine.
We feel very privileged to have Mr. Mayappo and Mrs. Georgekish’s trust and we are exited to have this opportunity to create a strong partnership with a family based in the north part of Eeyou Istchee. Our partnership will certainly be a great advantage in order to achieve tangible work in the area of the 52nd parallel on the Eeyou Istchee Baie James territory. As we look forward, we are grateful that our expertise in building positive multicultural working teams will benefit Meeyoubou – Fournier.
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.
Very proud to be the
Economical Success of the day on 985 FM, a Cogeco Media Radio Station
L. Fournier & Fils, grand prize winner of the Mercuriades Competition in the category Contribution to the Regional and Economic Development, shines and makes a difference in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region with its considerable infrastructure, dynamic implication with local charities and organizations and significant positive partnerships with First Nations.