Quebec Iron Ore (MFQ), the Bloom Lake Mine facilities is a 100% Quebec-based entity producing 7.4 Mtpa of high-grade 66.2% Fe iron ore concentrate in its first phase. The Phase II expansion proposes an average annual production of 15 Mtpa of 66.2% Fe iron ore concentrate, over a 20-year mine life. The Bloom Lake Mine facilities include a railway to efficiently transport the high-quality iron concentrate to a loading port in Sept-Îles, Québec To support the project expansion and digital transformation initiatives, Quebec Iron Ore (MFQ) is working with AVEVA leveraging the PI System and AVEVA's Operation Control to support a fast growth of operations in an efficient, easy and sustainable way. Integrated remote operations, inventory tracking from pit to port, and digitization of processes are some of the initiatives that are on our digital roadmap and collaboration.
Currently employed as a programmer in business intelligence for Quebec Iron Ore, Nicolas has over 8 years of technical experience as an operational technology architect, system design engineer, automation engineer, continuous improvement technician, maintenance consultant and various experiences as a programmer in various languages and environments. Nicolas' experience in the manufacturing, automotive and air transportation industry allows him to bring innovative ideas to the business in order to improve the company's performance. His operations and technology background has helped companies solving complex problems with simple, robust, and effective solutions that are also sustainable over time.