Our employees demonstrate leadership and innovation in the workplace, and help to ensure we operate in a safe, socially and environmentally responsible manner.


Here are some of the awards, certifications and recognition our teams have recently received:

Health, Safety and Wellness:

  • The Silver Helmet was awarded by the Mexico Mining Chamber (CAMIMEX) to the Creston Mascota mine for the first time in the category Open Pit Mining (up to 500 workers) for the mine's 2020 performance.  
  • The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Centre-Abitibi 2021 Resiliency Award was awarded to the LaRonde complex for the robustness of their intervention plan enabling their operations to implement rigorous and effective safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  • The Annual Quebec Mining Association Awards ceremony honored 26 supervisors from Agnico Eagle's LaRonde Complex and Goldex mine for supervising more than 50,000 accident-free work hours in 2021.
  • In 2022, the Detour Lake mine was awarded the Leading Practice Award by the International Network for Acid Prevention in recognition of its research and progressive rehabilitation program.  This award recognizes leading acid mine drainage mitigation and prevention practice at a specific operating site.

Our People:

  • Agnico Eagle’s Mexico team was inducted into the Great Place to Work Hall of Fame after being ranked one of the best places to work (in the category of 500 – 5000 employees) in Mexico for 10 consecutive years!

Our Communities:

  • Pinos Altos received the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Award for Community Engagement.
  • The Visit Levi Partner of the Year Award was awarded to Agnico Eagle Finland, for their collaboration with local tourism companies and contributing to the growth of the area.
  • The Chamber of Commerce and Industy of Rouyn-Noranda awarded the 2021 Contribution to Economic Development Award to Agnico Eagle Abitibi for their support and commitment to employees and the community during COVID-19.

Other Achievements:

  • Agnico Eagle earned a place in the Corporate Knights list of 2021 Global 100 Sustainable Corporations. With an overall score of 60.6%, Agnico Eagle placed seventy-third and is the top-ranked mining company appearing on the 2021 Global 100 list. This win reinforces our work and commitment to sustainable and responsible gold mining and puts us in good company with many other recognized leaders in sustainability.