Plant Overview

Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc.

5555, rue Pierre-Thibault
Bécancour, Québec G9H 2T7
Canada
Time Zone: Eastern

Contact Information

Transportation Department
email

Driver Handouts:

ABI Driver handout

Message to the carriers from Aluminerie de Bécancour Inc.:

Drivers must wear required safety equipment at all times.

Shipping / Receiving

Shipping: Shipping yard

Equipment types allowed:

Flat-bed

Commodities:

Aluminium tees, rollings and slabs

Special requirements:

Driver must prepare trailer by removing side panels and clearing debris from trailer prior to loading. Safety equipment required, engine must be shut off and brakes engaged.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, first serve

Contact:

Traffic Department

Contact Phone:

819-294-3036

Contact email:

Traffic Department

Shipping: Shipping open docks 1-2 and 3

Equipment types allowed:

Vans

Commodities:

Aluminium tees and rollings

Special requirements:

Driver must prepare trailer by removing side panels and clearing debris from trailer prior to loading. Safety equipment required, engine must be shut off and brakes engaged. Specific locking procedure to apply.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, first serve

Contact:

Traffic Department

Contact Phone:

819-294-3036

Contact Email:

Traffic Department

Shipping: Close docks 1-2 and 3

Equipment types allowed:

Vans

Commodities:

Aluminium tees and rollings

Special requirements:

Driver must prepare trailer by removing side panels and clearing debris from trailer prior to backing into dock. Specific locking procedure to apply.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, first serve

Contact:

Traffic Department

Contact Phone:

819-294-3036

Contact Email:

Traffic Department

Receiving: Store

Equipment types allowed:

Flatbeds and vans \ Alloys: Flatbed curtain side

Commodities:

all non-aluminum items

Special requirements:

Specific locking procedure to apply.

Hours of operation:

Tuesday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(Monday & Friday for emergency only & with an appointment)

Appointments required:

Tuesday to Thursday: first come, first serve.
Monday & Friday: carrier must call at least 24 hours before to make arrangements.

Contact:

Martin Beaulieu

Contact Phone:

819-294-6101 ext 2332

Contact Email:

Martin Beaulieu

Driver Safety Equipment

Hard Hat

  • Hard hat with chin strap required (driver provides)

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 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 - Must stay inside the truck
  • Passengers have access to facilities
  • Pets allowed - Yes - Must stay inside the truck