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Sustainability report - Champion Iron

Sustainability report

An annual report that reflects
the scope of our daily vision

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As a mining company, we recognize our duty to contribute to maintaining the integrity of the environment in order to ensure the health and safety of communities and preserve the ecosystems that sustain life.



$5.2 M Community investments
$204 M Procurement from local suppliers (1)
$23.7 M Procurement from Indigenous suppliers (2)

SST (3)

2,86 Total frequency of recorded events (4)
1,18 Frequency of accidents with loss of time (4)
Human capital

Human capital

551 employees
37 (5) local jobs from Aboriginal groups
$90.6 M Salaries and
employee benefits
Énergie et GES


1,942 TJ Energy consumed
56,087 tonnes co2-eq Direct GHG emissions
Land rehabilitation

Land rehabilitation

20 hectares Revegetalized area
Business ethics

Business ethics

$147.1 M Income tax paid
to the government
$5.7 M Municipal taxes
Tailings management

Tailings management

100 % 100% compliance with monitoring program for tailings retention structures


86 % mining wastewater reused or recycled
Major external commitments

Major external commitments

We are stepping up efforts to align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, a large global movement to eradicate poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all human beings live in peace and prosperity.

13 objectives related to protecting the planet
48 specific targets to
meet them
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  1. (1) Companies with a business unit in the Côte-Nord du Québec region.
  2. (2) Aboriginal companies or partners with Aboriginal companies
  3. (3) Occupational health and safety
  4. (4) Per 200,000 hours worked (excluding contractors and sub-contractors) based on the International Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
  5. (5) Includes Aboriginal regular, contractual and trainee employees
  6. (6) Greenhouse gases

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