Plant Overview

Aluminerie Alcoa de Baie-Comeau

100 Route Maritime
Baie-Comeau, QC G4Z 2L6
Canada
Time Zone: Eastern
Entrance by dock's door.

Contact Information

Transportation Department
email

Message to the carriers from Aluminerie Alcoa de Baie-Comeau:

The drivers must have metatarsal boots, hard hat and color jacket.

Entrance by dock's door.

Shipping / Receiving

Shipping: Crawl ABC

Equipment types allowed:

Dry van with anchors only

Commodities:

Coils, commodities.

Special requirements:

Safety equipment required, engine must be shut off.

Hours of operation:

Every day 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

Appointments fixed in BestTransport

Contact:

Transportation Department
819-294-3036

Shipping: Crawl D

Equipment types allowed:

Dryvan with anchors only

Commodities:

Tes, commodities

Special requirements:

Safety equipment required, engine must be shut off.

Hours of operation:

Every day 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

Appointments fixed in BestTransport

Contact:

Transportation Department
819-294-3036

Shipping: Loading area for flatbed

Equipment types allowed:

flatbed

Commodities:

Aluminum

Special requirements:

Safety equipment required, engine must be shut off.

Hours of operation:

Every day 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

Appointments fixed in BestTransport

Contact:

Transportation Department
819-294-3036

Receiving: Receiving

Equipment types allowed:

Cathode: Tarped flatbed / Others: Preference - Flatbed curtain side but closed vans accepted

Commodities:

Various

Special requirements:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For full loads: Arrive before 1:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

No

Contact:

Christian Bourque \ Roger Couturier
418-296-7348
email

Driver Safety Equipment

Hard Hat

  • Hard hat required (driver provides)
  • Chin strap not required

Hearing Protection

  • Hearing protection not required

Safety Glasses

  • Safety glasses with side sheilds required (driver provides)

Full Body Harness

  • Full body harness not required

Neo Safety Vest

  • Neon safety vest required (driver provides)

Shirt

  • Shirt with long sleeves required (driver provides)

Pants

  • Long pants required (driver 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 Alcoa

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: 18 years
  • Passengers have access to facilities
  • Pets allowed