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    Baymag

    Own industrial mineral source for a secure future.

    For more than 40 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