Alderon Joins the Ranks of the Cognibox’ Contract Suppliers Community

alderon iron ore corp

Shawinigan, April 14th 2014 – We are proud to announce the arrival of Alderon among the contract suppliers’ community who chose the Cognibox contractors management tool. Alderon is a development company with an iron ore project located next to mining towns of Wabush and Labrador City in Western Labrador. The property is also surrounded by four producing mines and is within close proximity to a common carrier railway as well as a deep sea port which will provide year round access to the global market.  This agreement with Alderon consolidates once again Cognibox’s position both within the mining industry as well as around the Labrador and Northern Quebec regions.

In the next months, Contractors working for Alderon will have to be qualified in Cognibox, a multi-facet system which allows not only for pre-selection/qualification of Contractors but also to comply with the health and safety training courses required to ensure ongoing management of the specific risks related to the work performed. Qualification accounts include, among others, administrative and environment aspects, quality, health and safety and sustainable development.

Cognibox profile                                                                                 

COGNIBOX is an on-line management system which enables for contractor qualification management. By proposing a wide and diversified spectrum of functionalities, often developed from the clients’ needs and suggestions, COGNIBOX   becomes an optimisation tool linked to requirements in health and safety, environment and quality, productivity and general company performance. COGNIBOX is a registered trademark of SIM. The MANUFACTURIERS EXPORTATEURS DU QUEBEC (MEQ) has associated itself with SIM to promote the implantation of this system within all of the Quebec business community.

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Founded in 1972, SIM is a pioneer in training and management services offered to enterprise. Throughout the years since then, SIM’s experienced multidiscipline team has carved out for itself an outstanding reputation for excellence and, importantly, for success in the achievement of   its projects. SIM is now, the most important occupational health & safety training firm in Quebec, with more than 4000 workers trained each month. Constantly on the lookout for new, more efficient solutions adapted to client needs, SIM is recognized for its novel approach, resting on numerous partnerships with large, medium and small enterprises.