Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik

September 21, 2007 09:26 ET

Thanks to the Contributors of the Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik

QUEBEC, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 21, 2007) - The Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik (FRAN) was created to rehabilitate mineral exploration sites in Northern Quebec that have been abandoned for several decades.

The FRAN is a partnership between the Quebec Government, the mining industry and the Inuit community. The fund will allow, starting this year, the cleanup and rehabilitation of abandoned sites. According to previous studies, nearly 600 sites have been identified, of which 18 are considered a priority. Work has already started on 4 of these 18 sites.

Following the creation of FRAN in March 2007, more than 30 companies from the mining sector confirmed their financial participation for a total of more than $1.5 million. Here is a list of the participating companies:

Abitibi Geophysique inc. Goldcorp Inc.
AEMQ Helicopteres Canadiens
AMQ IamGold inc.
Agnico Eagle Knight Resources Ltd.
Alexandria Minerals Corporation Mines Aurizon inc.
Alexis Minerals Corporation Mines Virginia inc.
Breakwater Resources Ltd. PDAC
Canadian Royalties Ressources Majescor inc.
Dios Exploration Roche Ltd, Consulting Group
Ditem Exploration Inc. Ressources Appalaches
Donner Metals Ltd. Ressources Metco
Eastmain Resources Ressources Sirios inc.
Exploration Azimut inc. Ressources Strateco
Exploration Osisko S.E.M. Vior
Exploration Puma Uranium Star
Everton Resources Stornoway Diamond Corporation
Genivar Xstrata

Thanks again to all the contributors.

The Board of Directors

Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik

Contact Information

  • Fonds Restor-Action Nunavik
    418-694-9120 (FAX)