Awards and Honors

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2011

PCA Safety Record Awards
given by Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Ciment Quebec Inc. delivered the best occupational health and safety performance in North America after twelve years without lost-time accidents, (i.e. more than 4,542,469 hours of work without lost-time accidents). This award is a compilation of data collected from more than 90% of all cement plants in Canada and United States.

Terminal Safety Awards: Category: 10 to 19 years without lost-time accidents

2010

Supplier of the Year
for the PermaBASE®, Concrete Panels division

Unifix, Bromont

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Fernand-Séguin Distinction
given by Réseau environnement

Yves Brousseau, Director of Commercial Development and Technical Services at Ciment Quebec Inc., received the Fernand-Séguin distinction awarded by the Réseau environnement for its article entitled La solidification/stabilisation au ciment: un nouvel outil pour une gestion durable des sols contaminés (Solidification/Stabilization of Cement: A New Tool for the Sustainable Management of Contaminated Soils) published in Vecteur Environnement. Yves Brousseau co-wrote this article with Jean-Sébastien Dubé, Professor at the Construction Engineering Department at the ÉTS, and Éric Hardy, Geo-Environment Director at Qualitas Montérégie.

Occupational Health and Safety Innovation Award
given by the Association béton Québec (ABQ)

Unibeton won the Grand Prix for Innovation in Occupational Health and Safety for the development and implementation of an ice bascule in its ready-mixed concrete plants. With this bascule, ice blocks used to cool the concrete in the summer could be safely carried out, thereby reducing employee injury risks.

LEED® Canada-NC – Gold

Sobeys distribution centre, certified in 2010.

The distribution centre for refrigerated products is the first of its kind in Canada. Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) was used for the truck-loading and -unloading areas. This concrete, especially its formulation, has contributed to obtaining credits toward LEED® certification.

Ciment Quebec Inc. provided the expertise in RCC and cement

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2009

Member of the Energy Savers’ Circle
given by Hydro-Québec

This select club of corporations has shown, through their actions, that they make it a priority to use electricity wisely. Ciment Quebec Inc. is the first cement plant in Quebec to be part of this network.

LEED® Canada-NC – Gold

The Normand-Maurice building in Montréal was certified in 2009. The Normand-Maurice building is a green Canadian government building.

The concrete was provided by Unibeton.

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LEED Canada-SC v2 – Silver

Carrefour St-David in Beauport with merchants such as Starbucks, Metro, TD Canada Trust, Subway, Uniprix and McDonald’s. The First Capital building was certified in 2009.

The concrete was provided by Unibeton.

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2007

LEED® Canada-NC v2 – Silver

Biology Pavilion at the Université du Québec à Montréal certified in 2007.

The concrete was provided by Unibeton

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2005

LEED® Canada-NC – Gold

Cirque du Soleil’s Tohu, certified in 2005.

The concrete was provided by Unibeton.

Tohu

2004

Company of Year
given by the Association patronale des entreprises en construction du Québec (APECQ)

Unibeton

2002

Grands Prix québécois du béton
given by the Association béton Québec (ABQ)

Unibeton produced the concrete needed for carrying out a project involving a reinforced concrete spiral staircase for the entrance hall of Imperial Tobacco Canada.