QUÉBEC, June 20, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Francis Fournier, President and CEO of COREM and Mr. David Cataford, Chief Operating Officer of Québec Iron Ore ("QIO") are proud to announce that QIO is joining COREM as a member.
"We are very pleased to welcome Québec Iron Ore as a member. This partnership will definitely be of great value for our research program in the ferrous sector. It will accelerate the development and deployment of technological innovations, thereby contributing to the increased competitiveness of the mining industry", said Mr. Fournier.
"Joining COREM's membership is a logical follow-up to Québec Iron Mine's ongoing efforts to constantly improve productivity, efficiency and performance through the implementation of technological innovations. We are very pleased to join such a prestigious group", said Mr. Cataford.
COREM is a center of expertise and innovation specializing in ore processing with the largest concentration of resources devoted to research and development in this field in Canada. Located in the St-Malo industrial park in Québec, it has extensive equipment and infrastructure including a pilot plant of 5,300 m2 and mineralurgy and mineralogy laboratories. For more information, please visit corem.qc.ca.
Québec Iron Ore is a 100% Québec mining company that operates the Bloom Lake mine in Fermont. Its mission is to breathe a new life into the iron industry in Canada from a sustainable development perspective, while promoting the exceptional quality of Québec's iron ore and craftspeople internationally. For more information, please visit mineraiferquebec.com.
For further information: Sources: Francis Fournier, President and CEO, COREM, (418) 527-8211; David Cataford, Chief Operating Officer, Québec Iron Ore, (514) 316-4858