Social Responsability

We think globally and act locally...right now.

We respect E3plus from PDAC.


  • "Green Drilling" program
  • Improving the energy efficiency of temporary camps
  • Optimising land mobility to reduce helicopter support
  • Converting of our buildings to geothermal energy
  • Eliminating the use of toxic organohalogens from the heavy mineral separation protocol
  • Accreditation from Canadian Food Inspection Agency for the management of regulated foreign soils
  • Training of employees with regard of oil spill management and forest management standards


  • Development of the profesionnal master program in mineral exploration at UQAC
  • Training of staff in risk management (first aid in remote areas, WHMIS, hazardous materials transportation, etc.)
  • Work and family life reconciliation program
  • Native workers and subcontractors hiring program for projects affecting First Nations communities
  • Pay equity charter
  • Accredited by the Office québécois de la langue française


  • Policy on paying tuition fees for university students (more than 80 students up to now)
  • Financial contribution to higher education
  • Deferred profit sharing plan for our employees
  • Local purchasing policy for worksite in the regions
  • Bâtisseur émérite of the Fondation de l'Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)