Transboundary air: Métallurgie Magnola

(1) Name and address of proponent:
Métallurgie Magnola inc., 1800, rue McGill College, bureau 2400, Montréal , QC, H3A 3J6

(2) Latitude and longitude of proposed facility:
45o 46' 00" N,   72o 00' 00" W

(3) Distance to the Canada/U.S. border:
83 km

(4) Brief description of the proposed project (major products, process, capacity, etc):
Product - Pure magnesium and magnesium alloy, 58,000 tonnes/year (1) Leaching of Mg from serpentine using HCL to obtain MgCl2 Electrolysis of MgCl2 to obtain metallic magnesium Metal casting

(5) For combustion processes, list capacity (tonnes/year), fuel type and grade:
Quantity: 130,000,000 Nm3/year (1) Fuel: Natural gas

(6) Contact for technical and design information:

Phone Number:  (819) 762-7764  Ext. 2004
Fax Number:      (819) 764-7135

(7) Estimated annual quantities of the following pollutants released to the atmosphere (tonnes per year):

SO2 :          8 (1)
PM :           64 (1)
NOx :          190 (1)
VOC :          ---
CO :           ---

(1) These figures will be confirmed once the plant is operational. The shakedown period is expected to begin in the 3rd quarter of 2000.

(8) List hazardous air pollutants with emissions estimates (tonnes/year) for any hazardous pollutants with expected annual emission rates of greater than 1 tonne per year:
Cl2 - Chlorine (cas 7782-50-5): 4 tonnes/year (1) HCl - Hydrogen chloride (cas 7647-01-0): 23 tonnes/year (1)

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