Throughout the years, Val-d’Or has developed strong business relationships not only in northern Canada but all over the world.
Whether for business, pleasure or out of necessity, these relationships have been maintained for more than 50 years. Many people, products and services have travelled through Val-d’Or to reach northern communities or abroad.
Val-d’Or – The Hub for servicing the North! Val-d’Or is well known for its expertise in the transit of goods and services. It is known as an expert pole for northern logistics.
You will find a wide range of equipment specialists, entrepreneurs and professionals recognized in the mining industry, the foresty industry and in northern logistics.
VAL-D’OR – OPEN TO THE WORLD!
The Val-d’Or community is recognized for its entrepreneurial leadership. It is open to the outside world. Val-d’Or has developed long lasting relationships with Canadian markets and at on a world wide range. Our business people have the know how to service the international markets.
Local organizations support the development of international business endeavours.
We invite you to see the web site of « Val-d’Or international » for more information on Val-d’Or.
INDUSTRIES IN ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE
« Val-d’Or and the Mining Industry – A Sense of Rythm »
Val-d’Or is located in one of the richest mining territories in Québec. The expertise of the workers and the business players is based on a long term relationship with the mining companies on its territory. Here are some of the mining companies established in Abitibi:
Goldex Division, Laronde Division, Lapa Division, Meadowbank Division (Nunavut), Méliadine Division (Nunavut).
Canadian Malartic Division
Nunavik Nickel Division
Aurifère Lamaque Project
Casa Berardi Project
Find information on the different industries in our region: Forestry, Mining, Construction, Demography Information, Food and Agriculture. See the following statistics site :
Statistics – all industries. (French only)
See statistics of the mining industry (French only)
VAL-D’OR AND FIRST NATIONS
Business Partners for more than 40 years.
Val-d’Or has developed long lasting business and cultural relationships with First Nations of the Algonquin Communities and the Cree Communities of Northern Québec. These exchanges have increased in the last 40 years. You will therefore find many native entities and organizations in Val-d’Or.
We deal with native business people in a variety of services related to transport, aviation, construction, professional services, accommodation and more. In education, the First Nation Pavilion is based in Val-d’Or within the Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and CEGEP complex. Native students obtain every year a university or college degree. In health related matters, the native population travels to Val-d’Or to receive health care services at the Centre de santé de la Vallée-de-l’Or. Based at the Val-d’Or hospital is the Cree Health Board and Social Services Department. This is why the Val-d’Or Native Friendship Center plays an important role in the welcoming and accommodation aspect of native people in transit in Val-d’Or.
See the following web sites: