Plant Overview

Alcoa Aluminerie de Deschambault

1 Boulevard Des Sources
Deschambault, QC G0A-1S0
Canada
Time Zone: Eastern

Contact Information

Transportation Department
email

Message to the carriers from Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc.:

Drivers must wear required safety equipment at all times. Casthouse shipments schedule from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Shipping / Receiving

Shipping: Casthouse Flatbed Loading/Unloading Area

Equipment types allowed:

Flatbed, Stepdeck, Lowboy

Commodities:

Ingot

Special requirements:

Safety Equipment Required, Engine must be shut off and brakes engaged.

Hours of operation:

Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, first served

Contact:

Transportation Department
819-294-3036
Transportation Department

Shipping: Casthouse Van Loading/Unloading Dock

Equipment types allowed:

Vans, no containers

Commodities:

Ingot

Special requirements:

Safety Equipment Required, Engine must be shut off and brakes engaged.

Hours of operation:

Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Friday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, first served

Contact:

Transportation Department
819-294-3036
Traffic Department

Receiving: Warehouse 640-2

Equipment types allowed:

Cathode: Tarped flatbed; Others: Closed vans

Commodities:

various

Hours of operation:

Bricks & Refractories for the Tank's Restoration Center: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Others: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Hours:

8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Appointments required:

No

Contact:

Christian Bourque

Contact Phone:

418-286-5227

Contact Email:

Christian Bourque

Driver Safety Equipment

Hard Hat

  • Hard hat with chin strap required (Alcoa provides)

Hearing Protection

  • Hearing protection not required

Safety Glasses

  • Safety glasses with side sheilds required (Alcoa provides)

Full Body Harness

  • Full body harness not required

Neo Safety Vest

  • Neon safety vest required (Alcoa provides)

Shirt

  • Shirt with long sleeves required (Alcoa provides)

Pants

  • Long pants required (Alcoa provides)

Footwear

  • Metatarsal boots required (driver provides)

Fall Protection

Fall Protection at Location

  • Stationary platform - driver back in
  • Stationary platform - driver pulls through
  • Movable platforms (manual)
  • Movable Platforms (electric or pneumatic)
  • Overhead trolley beam with harness system
  • Netting that attaches to truck
  • Air bags or foam pads positioned next to truck
  • Guard rails placed on side of truck
  • Safety curtains at open dock doors

Load Securement/Tarp Assistance

Blocking and Bracing

  1. Material provided by Alcoa
  2. Tools provided by driver
  3. Performed by driver

Assistance with tarping of freight is not available to flatbed drivers.

Driver Amenities

RESTROOM ACCESS

  • Employee restroom
  • Portable toilet

FOOD AND WATER

  • Drinking water
  • Vending machines
  • Cafeteria

WAITING AREA

  • Waiting room
  • Heat
  • Air-condition

COMMUNICATION SERVICES

  • Telephone
  • Pay Telephone
  • CB Communication with guards or dock
  • CB Channel: N/A

SCALE INFORMATION

  • Scale in required?
  • Scale out required?
  • Axle weights provided to driver? No

ACCESS PRIVILEDGES

  • Overnight parking
  • Non-driving passengers allowed in plants
  • Minimum age for admittance to plant: 12 years
  • Passengers have access to facilities
  • Pets allowed