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Silicium Québec sec

(United States)

  • Address6500 Yvon-Trudeau Street, Becancour (Quebec) G9H 2V8
  • Phone 819 294-6000
  • Year of foundation established in Becancour in 1976
  • Employees 182
  • CEOP Members Companies

  • Description of activities the plant uses submerged light-arc furnaces to produce silica ferroalloy and silicium metal
  • Finished products Final product : silica ferroalloy, silicium metal
  • Production capacity Annual capacity : 50 000 metric tonnes (SM
  • By-products carbon dioxide
  • Raw materials quartz, coal, wood shavings
  • Investments 153 000 000 $
  • Lot size 39 hectares
  • Market silicum metal is used in the composition of silicone, semiconductors, optic fibres and aluminum. Ferrosilicon is used in smelting plants for steel and magnesium
  • Email Mr René Boisvert, president (rene.boisvert@quebecsilicium.com), Mr Éric Chevalier, HR director