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  • Groupe Bellemare, the Dumoulin and an open house

    Defending champion of the 2021 NASCAR Pinty’s Canadian Series, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin presented the “Partner of the Year” trophy to Groupe Bellemare, represented by Serge and Tom Bellemare. Jean-François and Louis-Philippe Dumoulin spent part of the day at our headquarters with their spectacular race trailer, the winning car and the Drivers’ Championship Trophy. For the occasion, […]

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  • Recovering Empty Wine Bottles in Downtown Trois-Rivières

    The “EcoByke verre demain” project is a pilot project that aims to recover empty wine bottles in downtown Trois-Rivières restaurants. Michel Letarte, owner of EcoByke, had the idea for this initiative after asking restaurant owners how they were disposing of empty bottles. Some were being recycled, but others were being thrown away. Faced with this situation, […]

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  • Highway 40 closed to allow Bellemare Transport, Engineering & Logistics to move a huge technical part for the REM

    On March 2, Groupe Bellemare’s Transport, Engineering & Logistics Division transported the launcher nicknamed “Marie” for the assembly and installation of the aerial structure of the REM (Réseau express métropolitain). This was a highly delicate transport operation since it is the longest piece to have been moved on the Quebec road network: 126 tons over […]

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  • 2022 PROCLAIMED “YEAR OF GLASS”

    At Bellemare, as for the planet, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly proclaims 2022, “Year of Glass”. The resolution entitled “International Year of Glass, 2022” presented by Spain emphasizes the ecological value of glass and its vocation to replace packaging plastics. The resolution also highlights its architectural and technological virtues and underlines that glass can […]

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  • GLASS RECOVERY IN THE MAURICIE REGION, GROUPE BELLEMARE’S BUSINESS

    It is with great pride that we have deployed a recycling bin that will allow people to drop off several types of non-returnable, single-use, curbside collected, transparent or coloured glass containers, which will be directly sent back into circular economy. This bin is installed in a Société immobilière Duguay parking lot, near SAQ Dépôt, on […]

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  • Bellemare Environnement: setting for an unusual work of art

    Benjamin Von Wong is world-widely known for his hyper-realistic sculptures and photographs that ring the alarm bell on environmental issues. His Last Project?  A giant tap leaking plastic trash. The Idea? Install, 30 feet in the air, a giant faucet made from ventilation ducts in various significant places. From the tap opening flow plastic containers […]

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  • Bellemare Environnement receives RECYC-QUÉBEC Silver certification as part of the CRD Sorting Center Recognition Program.

    Quebec has nearly sixty facilities that sort residual materials from the construction, renovation and demolition (CRD) industry. Until now, there was no way for an external stakeholder to know if a CRD sorting facility was providing real sorting, recycling or recovery efforts, compared to other facilities possibly providing less service and not always following best […]

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  • Groupe Bellemare in the great 5S adventure

    5S : Seiri (sort), Seiton (set in order), Seiso (shine), Seiketsu (standardize) et Shitsuke (sustain/self-disscipline); the essential tasks to improve our environment.  « Improving our environment » is the motivation behind our commitment to the 5S process. The first project took place in a sector of our Abrasives & Minerals division, where we had several objectives, including no longer having to search for tools and equipment and […]

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  • Transport of wind turbine blades in Gaspé

    Since November 2016, a team has been dedicated to the transport of wind turbine blades in Gaspé. Jean-François Cloutier — Truck driver Marc Dumaresq — Truck Driver Bruno Leblanc — Truck Driver Tomy English – Truck Driver Martin Lemieux – Truck Driver Yves Bérubé – Truck Driver Omer Clavet — Pilot car Marc Langlois – […]

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  • Trois-Rivières: a new collection point for glass recovery

    A new container for glass recovery is now available to everyone at our head office at 8750, boulevard Industriel in Trois-Rivières. The population is invited to drop off non-refundable bottles and containers in clear and colored glass. A second life The glass collected in this container will be 100% recycled by Bellemare Abrasives & Minerals […]

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  • RCC paving, for an innovative and sustainable industrial boulevard

    The city of Châteauguay recently took the initiative to use roller-compacted concrete (RCC) for the redesign of its industrial boulevard, its largest construction site and investment for the current year. RCC pavement is an excellent choice in an industrial environment since it offers several benefits over asphalt, as up to twice the service life, excellent resistance […]

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  • Blue-Box glass soon to be transformed into bottles

    According to an agreement in principle between manufacturer Owens-Illinois of Montréal and Groupe Bellemare (sector Abrasives & Minerals), it will soon be possible to produce bottles from glass collected through curbside recycling. This new outlet for glass recycling in Québec is the result of efforts initiated by Éco Entreprises Québec under its Innovative Glass Works […]

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