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Fonbrai: transformation and transportation of pitch

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Fonbrai is an ideal partner for aluminum plants and their needs in terms of handling, transformation and transportation of coal tar pitch.

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Fonbrai: transformation and transportation of pitch

About the subsidiary

Fonbrai is a melting facility dedicated to coal tar pitch, and one of a kind in North America. A component in the production of aluminum, coal tar pitch is received, transformed, and distributed by the Fonbrai team on a just-in-time basis to aluminum smelters in the Northeast.

Service specifications

Service specifications in Trois-Rivières

Specializations Warehousing, handling, and transformation of coal tar pitch (from solid to liquid state)
Services Transportation (fleet of specialized, dedicated trucks), railcar-to-truck transshipping, and laboratory services
Location Port of Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Québec
Product Coal tar pitch
Access Ship, rail, and road
Wharf 1
Water depth 10,7 m (35 ft)
Tanks 2 melters and 1 tank
Tank volume
  • Melters: 900 m³ each
  • Tank: 5,000 m³
Warehouses 2
Size of warehouse(s) 10, 000 metric tons each

Service specifications in Saguenay

Specializations Handling and warehousing of coal tar pitch
Services Transportation (fleet of specialized, dedicated trucks) and laboratory services
Location Grande-Anse Marine Terminal, Port Saguenay, Saguenay, Québec
Product Liquid coal tar pitch
Access Ship and road
Wharf 1
Water depth 13.8 m (45.2 ft)
Tanks 3
Tank volume
  • 2 tanks of 5,000 m³ each
  • 1 tank of 300 m³