Implementation phases


  • Setup of company and establishment of partnership
  • Opening of head office in Montréal and regional office in Becancour


  • Technical and environmental assessment
  • Conduct of the social and environmental impact study
  • Inquiry and public hearings by the Bureau des audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE)


  • Government determination and decree issued by the provincial cabinet
  • Selection of technology
  • Preparation of preliminary plans and specifications