Cementation Canada and the Missanabie Cree First Nation community have signed a partnership agreement at the Mining Expo in Timmins, announcing Missanabie Cementation Inc.
“We are excited about our latest partnership with Cementation and combined we feel the groups can bring value to future mining projects here in northern Ontario throughout the traditional territory of the Missanabie Cree First Nation,” says Chief Jason Gauthier, Missanabie Cree First Nation.
Missanabie Cementation Inc. is a majority First Nations owned partnership focused on underground mine development opportunities in northern Ontario.
“We feel this partnership between Cementation and the Missanabie Cree First Nation will be a strong first step towards capacity building including training and employment opportunities for the citizens of the Missanabie Cree First Nation resulting from the local mining resource industry. We anticipate future mine development in the area and the business opportunities this can bring to the partnership” says Eric Kohtakangas, Executive Vice President, Cementation Canada.
The Missanabie Cree region is located in northern Ontario west of Chapleau and north of Wawa, Ontario.
Cementation is a mine and facilities contracting and engineering company with its Canadian head office in North Bay.