The project consists in building a new biomass processing plant that can produce 40 million litres of liquid fuel annually. The process transforms residual forest biomass into biofuel. The site chosen for the new plant is that of the existing Arbec sawmill, in Port-Cartier.

Client’s name
Bioénergie AE Côte-Nord
Total cost of the project
Project delivery methods
Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC)


Nature of the services

  • Simultaneous engineering and construction with an integrated design approach
  • Preliminary and final plan and specification designs for the overall work
  • Procurement and construction management
  • General contracting and construction management
  • Process equipment installation
  • Monitoring services
  • Quality control and assurance
    Inspection during the construction phase
    Environmental monitoring
  • Commissioning

Specificities of the project

  • A green biomass storage area
  • A continuous dry kiln, with a capacity of 200 dry t.m. per day at 6% relative humidity
  • A chemical plant including an indoor biofuel storage area
  • An administrative building and prefabricated ancillaries
  • Contaminated soil to manage

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