History

Since 1994, Dumas has evolved from a small French-Canadian owned boutique underground mining contractor to an international full-service underground mining contractor. With more than 2,000 highly qualified and safety-focused employees, Dumas continues to enjoy steady growth in high-demand markets.



Our Growth Path

 March 2012 
                               
Formation of Creeco Dumas Mining Inc., a strategic partnership between Dumas and Cree Regional Economic Enterprises Company (CREECO), to pursue mining development contracts with resource companies seeking to establish operations throughout Canada.  
 June 2011 Dumas and JCHX Mining Management, a leading Chinese mining contractor, form a strategic alliance to support Chinese clients with projects in Dumas’ core markets of Canada and Latin America.  
 February 2011  
   
         
Dumas acquires International Specialized Mining Services (ISMS), a Central American focused underground mining contractor with operations in Mexico and Guatemala. 
 October 2010
Acquisition of L&L Contratista Minera (L&L), the only mining contractor in Peru with expertise in shaft sinking.  
 September 2010
                                       
New headquarters established in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to centralize management resources and position for international growth. New corporate brand unveiled, introducing a streamlined new logo and complementary branding elements. 
 2008 Pala Investments, a Switzerland-based international investment company, becomes a strategic investor of Dumas.  
 2007 Work commences at Lakeshore Gold’s Timmins Mine in Ontario, where Dumas played an integrated role in the concept and design stage through to development, completing project work in late 2012.  
 2005 Dumas begins a shaft sinking and ore production project at Aurizon’s Casa Berardi Mine in remote northern Quebec; ore production mining services continue through to 2012.
 2002 A development contract with Xstrata Copper’s Ontario-based Kidd Mine is secured; Dumas has since excavated more than 5,000 metres per year at the mine.
 1998 The company is awarded a development and rehabilitation project with Goldcorp’s Hoyle Pond Mine in Ontario.
 1994 Dumas Contracting Ltd. is founded – and the first office is opened – by Mr. Daniel Dumas in Timmins, Ontario, Canada.