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Our employees demonstrate leadership and innovation in the workplace, helping to ensure we operate in a safe, socially and environmentally responsible manner.

Here are just some of the awards, certifications and recognition our teams have recently received:

Health and Safety

  • Agnico Eagle’s Lapa mine was honoured with the F.J. O’Connell Award for outstanding safety performance.
  • Our Meadowbank mine was recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers at the annual Canadian Occupational Safety Awards.
  • Our Abitibi operations were named as finalists in the prestigious Quebec Chamber of Commerce’s “Mercuriades” Provincial Award for Health and Safety.
  • Our Goldex mine rescue team won the Quebec Mine Rescue Provincial Championships and went on to compete for the first time at the global level at the International Mine Rescue Awards.
  • At the Territorial Mine Rescue Competition in Yellowknife, the Meadowbank mine team won first place in first aid and second place in firefighting, rope rescue and surface obstacles.
  • In Mexico, at the CAMIMEX Northern Mexico regional mine rescue competition, our Pinos Altos and Creston Mascota teams placed first in underground rescue, second in benchman and third in first aid.

Employees

  • For the fourth year in a row, Agnico Eagle Mexico was recognized in the “Great Place to Work” program for northwest Mexico region – the only mining company included in the top rankings – where we ranked sixth overall for employers with more than 1,000 employees.The program recognizes companies that facilitate the sharing of employee knowledge and experience to improve both their business and the quality of their workplace.
  • Agnico Eagle Mexico was also recognized with the Mexico Without Child Labour Award, which is presented annually by the Secretaria del Trabajo y Previsión Social department of the Mexican government. The award recognizes workplaces that design and implement employment practices aimed at preventing and eliminating child labour and protecting employees and young workers in Mexico by ensuring that no child labour, or any form of forced or compulsory labour, is permitted in the workplace.
  • The 2016 Paul Penna Award – which celebrates the legacy of our founder, who believed in supporting the well-being of employees and the communities in which we operate – was given to Norman Ladouceur, Nunavut Health and Safety Superintendent, for an initiative he led in Haiti, including the construction of a school and the implementation of a food program that feeds 1,500 children twice a week.
  • The 2016 Michel Létourneau Award, which recognizes innovation and teamwork, was given to the LaRonde paste backfill team for developing a new approach for managing the paste backfill process and the creation of a new role and department to oversee the coordination of activities based on collaboration and teamwork.

Community

  • Agnico Eagle received the NorTerra Corporate Award from the Nunavut Mining Symposium, for making a significant contribution to the economic and social development of the Nunavut region.
  • Agnico Eagle Mexico was recognized in 2016, and for the ninth consecutive year, by the Chihuahuan business foundation “Fundación del Empresariado Chihuahuense A.C.” with an award of distinction for being a “Socially Responsible Company”. The award recognizes organizations that have adopted Corporate Social Responsibility practices as a way of doing business and respecting and recognizing the interests of the stakeholders involved in the company’s operations.
  • Agnico Eagle formally adopted the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VP), one of a series of standards created to help extractive sector companies balance the obligation to respect human rights while protecting the assets and people at their operations.