Jarrett Quinn and Jean-Pierre Landry have been appointed project engineer and project director respectively.
The appointments complement the development team at a time when the company is rapidly progressing the Authier definitive feasibility study (DFS).
This will include engineering design activities for the project development.
DFS to be completed in second quarter
Sayona anticipates completing the DFS in the second quarter of 2018, positioning the company to commence production in early 2020.
Jarrett Quinn is a mineral processing engineer and hydro-metallurgist who has experience in processing spodumene in Canada.
Quinn will manage the pilot plant testing program and the process plant design for the DFS, as well as engineering of the Authier lithium process plant.
Landry brings 30 years’ experience
Landry is a qualified civil engineer who has been involved in the construction industry for more than 30 years, 17 of which have been in project management with mining companies.
His areas of expertise cover cost estimation, scheduling, value engineering, first nations relationship and construction management.
He will be deeply involved in the ongoing DFS and will manage the project delivery schedule.