ROBERVAL, QC, Oct. 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - During his presentation at the 5th Naturallia congress in Roberval, Maxime Savignac, Vice President Human Resources, Communications and External Relations, IOC Canada said:
"Our employees and partners are important drivers of value creation throughout IOC. Our goal is to create a flexible organisation capable of evolving in a volatile market.
Safety is our number one priority and a key part of our commitment to our employees and partners.
We need strong partnerships and a stable operating environment to grow our business to the benefit of all stakeholders."
About the Wabush 3 Project, Mr. Savignac continued: "The Wabush 3 project - a $ 79 million Canadian investment will extend the life of the mine, reduce operating costs and increase production concentrate and high quality pellets. Wabush 3 is a new pit that will be operated as part of IOC's existing mining operations.
This value-oriented investment will provide significant benefits to our company, our employees and the surrounding communities of Labrador West and Sept Iles for years to come. It extends the life of the mine and provides employment opportunities for the future."
SOURCE Rio Tinto
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