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Alma II Project – Rio Tinto Alcan

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Location Alma, Quebec, Canada
Year of realization 2008
Project value USD 1 Billion


The Alma II project was aimed at increasing the capacity of the existing smelter by expanding the electrolysis pot rooms and performing expansions and adjustments to the Carbon plant and the Cast House. The pre-feasibility phase of the project covered all required expansions and retrofit work to the plant to increase production from 430K MT to over 570K MT of primary aluminum with a capital investment of over one billion dollars. 


  • Managed and supervised project control  
  • Planned the project activities and implementation 
  • Reviewed, analyzed, and managed the ±20% project estimate 
  • Provided risk management (identification, assessment, and mitigation of risks) 
  • Reviewed and analyzed the constructability study 
  • Supervised and managed the EPCM contractor work 
  • Planned and executed the technical evaluations and business evaluation (audits) by corporate client teams. 
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