History

2008
 

Arianne reactivates the Lac à Paul Project after phosphate price increases

2010
 
May

Scoping Study and Phosphate metallurgy (IOS & SGS)

2011
 
October

Metallurgical Testing (Corem et Jacobs)

 
November

Pre-feasibility Study at 2 Mt per year

2012
 
July

Pre-feasibility Study at 3 Mt per year

 
November

Definition drilling extended strike of Paul Zone to 2.7 km

2013
 
Mars

M&I Paul Zone Resources expanded to 590 Mt at 7% P2O5

 
March

Pilot plant metallurgical testing: 39% P2O5 and 90% recovery

 
June

EIA filed with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MDDEFP)

 
October

Lac à Paul Feasibility Results

2014
 
January

Analysis report on the project's economic spinoffs by the firm Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

2015
 
February

Creation of the Monitoring Committee

 
February

Launching of the BAPE public hearings (February 18, 2015)

 
April

First part of the BAPE public hearings (April 27-29, 2015)

 
May

Second part of the BAPE public hearings (May 26-28, 2015)

 
June

Signing of a Cooperation Agreement along with the First Nations of Pessamit, Mashteuiatshand Essipit for the exploration and pre-construction phases of the project (June 12, 2015)

 
October

BAPE report released (October 23, 2015)

 
Décembre

Arianne announces obtaining ministerial decree for the project (December 22, 2015)

2016
 
September

Arianne exercises options held on land projected to be the future site of the port at Sainte-Rose-du-Nord

2017
 
February-April

Key partners for the engineering aspect of the project's realization are announced