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Coke Sulphur Dioxide Treatment – Rio Tinto Alcan

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Location Saguenay, Quebec, Canada
Year of realization 2008
Project value USD 30 Million


The coke sulfur dioxide treatment installations are in the Rio Tinto Alcan Arvida coke calcination plant. The project consisted in replacing the existing purification systems with two (2) new bag filters for the baked carbon dust and the treatment of sulfur dioxide as per environmental requirements.


  • Provided construction management, supervision, and coordination of the contractors’ work
  • Managed the POV and commissioning phases of the project
  • Planned the related on-site activities
  • Planned the tie-in shutdown
  • Assisted in ramp-up activities
  • Planned, managed, and signed off  on equipment commissioning by selected vendors
  • Turned over the plat systems to the client.
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