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Mines Opinaca ltée awards EPCM agreement for the Éléonore gold project

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Goldcorp Inc.

Mines Opinaca ltée, a company belonging to Goldcorp Inc., has awarded to SNC Lavalin a project management, engineering, procurement and construction management agreement (the “EPCM Agreement”) with respect to the Éléonore gold project in northeastern Québec, in Canada. The Éléonore mine is located in the James Bay region, in the province of Québec, 350 km north of Matagami and east of the Opinaca Reservoir. The planned processing plant should allow throughput of 7,000 tons of ore per day. The extent of SNC-Lavalin’s mandate under the EPCM Agreement covers engineering and design of the ore processing plant, related infrastructure, tailings management facilities, a permanent camp, operation facilities and buildings, as well as an industrial water processing plant. Detailed engineering is underway at SNC-Lavalin’s offices in Montréal, Vancouver and Québec City. Construction work has begun and should be completed before the end of Q3 2014. Mines Opinaca ltée was advised by a team from Fasken Martineau led by Jean M. Gagné and comprised of Sophie Lessard Berger and Martin R. Gagné.

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