Fournier might be chargeable for the supervision of all stripping and drilling, blasting, loading, and transportation of ore and waste rock. The contractor will even keep the positioning roads and all different providers. Drilling and blasting might be performed by one other Quebec firm, Dynamitage Castonguay.
Work is to start this month with a fleet that features 10 vehicles of 100-tonne capability and two excavators.
First lithium manufacturing from NAL is to start within the first quarter of 2023. The challenge will produce an estimated 115,000 tonnes of 6% lithium oxide in a spodumene focus yearly for 27 years.