Big North Graphite (TSXV:NRT) commenced field work on its Grand Lac du Nord Graphite property, northwest of Sept-Iles, Quebec. The company recently received the permit for the construction of a temporary exploration camp, and will be installing the camp for 10-12 days, followed by Phase 1 exploration.
As quoted in the press release:
The Phase 1 work program will consist of prospecting, mapping and sampling, and confirmation of SOQUEM’s 2000 and 2001 ground work results. The work program will be completed by the end July, 2012 and will be performed by Consul-Teck Exploration Inc of Val d’Or, QC.
This work will be followed by a Phase 2 program, consisting of a minimum planned 3000 meters of diamond drilling. Drilling will commence as soon as all of the results of Phase 1 and necessary permits are received. The objective of the planned drilling campaign is to provide a NI43-101 resource calculation by the end of fall of 2012.