Quebec City Incinerator

City of Quebec, Qc

Complete furnace rehabilitation

In the course of the Quebec City’s global modernisation project for its incinerator, HMI obtained the contract for the project related to the primary and secondary air systems and the reconfiguration of the (4) furnaces in order to improve the combustion process and meet the new environmental regulation.

Performance objectives met

In the course of the Quebec City’s global modernisation project for its incinerator, HMI obtained the contract for the project related to the primary and secondary air systems and the reconfiguration of the (4) furnaces in order to improve the combustion process and meet the new environmental regulation.

The challenge

  • Proceed with the required modifications to the furnaces in order to meet the new carbon monoxide (CO) emission limits.
  • Work on four (4) furnaces around planned shutdowns in order to maintain the incinerator fully operational.
  • Work to be completed in a confined environment.

The result

  • Achieved the technical challenge of meeting the new standards imposed by the environmental regulation.
  • Successfully achieving the required performance on the four (4) furnaces.

Value

$ 17.0 Million

Year

2008-2009

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