Nemaska Lithium begins land-clearing work at its Bécancour site
Further preparatory work
Nemaska Lithium is proceeding with its pre-construction work by beginning clearing its site in the Bécancour Industrial Park and Port. This work is aimed at preparing the land for the future lithium hydroxide conversion plant, which construction is scheduled to begin in 2023.
As part of its voluntary environmental and social assessment process and impact study, Nemaska Lithium is committed to conducting the work outside of the bird nesting period, which will begin on March 31.
The land-clearing work will be done by Abaziak Construction. This company is the result of a partnership between the Abenaki Council of Wôlinak, located in Centre-du-Québec near the future plant site, and Groupe Desfor. The choice of Abaziak Construction as a supplier is in line with Nemaska Lithium’s Buy Local Policy (in French only), which aims to give priority to local businesses when purchasing goods and services.
Nemaska Lithium is developing an integrated project from the extraction of spodumene at its Whabouchi mine in Northern Québec to the production of lithium hydroxide at its future plant in the Bécancour Industrial Park and Port. The company will become the first fully integrated producer of lithium hydroxide in Canada and will offer a product of exceptional purity for the fast-growing lithium-ion battery market.
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