Baymag

Own industrial mineral source for a secure future.

For more than 30 years, the MgO producer Baymag Inc. headquartered in Calgary, Alberta/Canada is part of the Refratechnik Group. Baymag mines its ore from one of the purest crystalline magnesite deposits ever discovered, with typical MgO contents of more than 97 %.

Baymag's deposit contains magnesite reserves in excess of 50 million tonnes. Such a reliable source of raw materials is what our worldwide customers expect now and in future.

Milestones

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  • 1982:
    Baymag starts production of high-purity calcined magnesia.

    1984:
    Production of fused magnesia begins.

    1988:
    Winner of the Canada Export Award.
  • 1989:
    Inauguration of Plant II, the technically most advanced facility for magnesite production at that time. Winner of the Alberta Export Achievement Award.

    1995:
    Quality Management Certification acc. to ISO 9002.

    1997:
    Extension of the Baymag II plant with a multiple hearth furnace – additional capacity of 50.000 tons/year of calcined magnesia.
  • 2001:
    Quality Management Certification acc. to ISO 9001.

    2004:
    First distribution center in the USA is opened for agricultural-grade calcined magnesia.

    2009:
    Increase of high-grade MgO production capacity to 100.000 tons/year by commissioning a second multiple hearth furnace in the Baymag II plant.
  • 2010:
    Distribution network in the USA is expanded to three locations.

    2013:
    Installation of a 2nd ball mill, which doubles the production capacity.
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Further information about Baymag Inc. in Calgary/Canada is provided under:
www.baymag.com