For the national Heritage Days, nearly 70 visitors came to discover with their families the EMILI Project and the kaolin quarry.
The EMILI project has just taken a new step with the decision of the CNDP to organize a public debate in a few months.
The progress of the EMILI project has enabled Imerys to enter a new phase: the referral of the project to the French National Commission of Public Debate (Commission Nationale du Débat Public – CNDP). This independent body's mission is to inform citizens about projects with an environmental impact and to involve them in debates. Imerys is delighted to have entered this phase, which will enable it to continue its discussions with the public on issues pertaining to the EMILI project.
On Thursday, June 1, 18 schoolchildren between 8 and 10 years old were invited to take a unique field trip: a two-hour educational tour of the Beauvoir site.
Advanced studies and discussions are underway for the rail transportation of lithium-bearing micas to the conversion plant. Learn more with Guillaume Rameau, engineering project manager in charge of infrastructure at Imerys.
Why and how is water used to mine lithium? Can it be recycled? How does the EMILI project intend to address the different challenges tied to water supply and consumption? Fabrice Frébourg, environmental project manager at Imerys, explains.
A thorough analysis of subsoils in the Bosse massif began in fall 2022 as part of the EMILI project, with the aim of understanding the site’s hydrogeological characteristics and avoiding an impact on the environment and local communities.
In an economic and geopolitical context marked by soaring energy prices and supply chain difficulties, the European Commission has set out new measures to reduce European dependence on imports of certain raw materials and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.