The project consists in building a temporary water surface treatment plant for the Arcelor Mittal mine in Mont-Wright. This processing plant has a design capacity of 2,271 m3/h spread over 4 physical and chemical sectors namely coagulation — flocculation — Westech Rapisand ballasted floc clarification.

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Total cost of the project
Project delivery methods
Design-Construction-Exploitation–Maintenance (DBOT/BOT)


Nature of the services

  • Future flow and load estimates
  • Simultaneous engineering and construction with an integrated design approach
  • Water treatment system selection and sizing
  • Preliminary and final plan and specification designs for the overall work
  • General contracting and construction management
  • Facility and labour procurement management in a remote area
  • Monitoring services
  • Quality control and assurance
    Inspection during the construction phase
    Environmental monitoring
  • Commissioning
  • Operations manual
  • Plant operation

Specificities of the project

  • Sheet dome on the container to limit concrete structures in remote areas
  • Treatment facilities offering greater flexibility to ensure treatment despite a low flow rate in winter and a high flow rate during snowmelt
  • Completion of the work according to the health, safety and environmental requirements of the mine
  • Operation of the treatment plant for 5 years with a payment system based on the amount of treated water

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