IAMGOLD teams up with SIM and chooses Cognibox
SIM is proud to announce the closing of an agreement with the leading mid-tier mining company IAMGOLD. IAMGOLD has selected the Cognibox solution and its Premium service for the qualification and management of its subcontractors.
As a Cognibox member, IAMGOLD will be closely supported by SIM during the subcontractors' information collection and validation process. Subcontractors will be qualified based on health & safety and sustainable development criteria. IAMGOLD subcontractors will join the Cognibox community and be able to consolidate their business relationship subject to its rigorous standards of the latter.
« At IAMGOLD, following a thorough analysis of qualification and subcontractors management systems, we have selected the Cognibox solution, specifically because of the richness of its functionality set, its user-friendliness and the responsiveness of its customer service », commented Isabelle Labrie, IAMGOLD HR Director, Abitibi region.
« By choosing to carry out the qualification of all its subcontractors via Cognibox, IAMGOLD demonstrated, once again, its commitment to maintaining health and safety of not only its employees but of all of the workers present on its sites », mentioned Chantal Trépanier, CEO of SIM.
The agreement with IAMGOLD is part of SIM's accelerated development strategy within Quebec mining projects and the Plan Nord. For major corporations such as IAMGOLD, Cognibox is an essential tool to find the qualified workforce required in order to safely implement their Quebec mining projects.
This willingness and commitment will enable a quick and effective deployment of the qualification process for IAMGOLD and its subcontractors.
SIM is the creator of Cognibox, a web-based solution for subcontractors' competences and qualifications management. Acting as a true market place linking entrepreneurs and corporations, Cognibox ensures that all workers working on its members' sites meets the standards and policies with regards to health and safety, professional skills, environmental protection as well as for regulatory compliances. Today, Cognibox brings together over 3,000 companies and 70,000 workers and is also used by corporations/subcontractors to manage their employee's training. SIM is the largest health and safety training organization in Quebec with more than 4,000 workers trained every month. For more information visit www.simexperts.com or www.cognibox.net.
IAMGOLD (www.iamgold.com) is a leading mid-tier gold mining company producing approximately one million ounces annually from five gold mines (including current joint ventures) on three continents. In the Canadian province of Québec, the Company also operates Niobec Inc., which produces more than 4.5 million kilograms of niobium annually, and owns a rare earth element resource close to its niobium mine. IAMGOLD is uniquely positioned with a strong financial position and extensive management and operational expertise. To grow from this strong base, IAMGOLD has a pipeline of development and exploration projects and continues to assess accretive acquisition opportunities. IAMGOLD's growth plans are strategically focused in West Africa, select countries in South America and regions of Canada.
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