J & K Die Casting 2013 NPRI and TRA Report

2013 NPRI and Toxics Reduction Act Report

Company Details

Name: J&K Die Casting Ltd.
Address: 18 Golden Gate Court, Scarborough (Ontario) M1P 3A5

Facility Name: J&K Die Casting Limited
Facility Address: 18 Golden Gate Court, Scarborough (Ontario)  M1P 3A5

 

Facility Contacts

Technical Contact: Warren Kawaguchi
Certifying Official (or authorized delegate): Warren Kawaguchi
Highest Ranking Employee: Warren Kawaguchi
Person who prepared the report: Warren Kawaguchi
Public Contact (optional): Warren Kawaguchi
Person who coordinated the preparation of the Toxics Reduction Plan (required after a plan summary has been submitted): Warren Kawaguchi

 

First Name: Warren
Last Name: Kawaguchi
Position: President
Telephone: 4162938229
Fax: 4162936716
Email: warren@jkdiecasting.com

 

Employees

Number of Employees: 38

 

Activities
Activities for Which the 20,000-Hour Employee Threshold Does Not Apply: None
Activities Relevant to Reporting Dioxins, Furans and Hexacholorobenzene: None

 

Activities Relevant to Reporting of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Wood preservation using creosote:* No

 

General Facility Information
Is this the first time the facility is reporting to the NPRI (under current or past ownership)?* No
Is the facility controlled by another Canadian company or companies?* Yes
Did the facility report under other environmental regulations or permits?* No
Is the facility required to report one or more NPRI Part 4 substances (Criteria Air Contaminants)?* No

 

Parent Companies
Parent Company Name: 608839 Ontario Inc.
Percentage owned: 100%
Mailing Address:

18 Golden Gate Court
Scarborough, Ontario
M1P3A5
Canada

 

Facility Information

Facility NAICS ID: 331490
NPRI ID*: 0000004746
Physical Address

18 Golden Gate Court
Scarborough, Ontario
M1P3A5
Canada

 

Geographical Address

Latitude: 43.77180
Longitude: -79.26450
UTM Zone: 17
UTM Easting: 639689.20
UTM Northing: 4847958.18

 

Pollution Prevention

Does the facility have a documented facility-wide pollution prevention plan?: No

If ‘Yes’
a) Please check all that apply
b) Did the facility update their plan in the current reporting year?: No
c) Does the plan address substances, energy conservation, or water conservation?

 

Pollution Prevention Plan Comments

 

Pollution Prevention Activities

Did the facility complete any pollution prevention activities in the current NPRI reporting year?* No

 

Substance Details

NA – 14, Zinc (and its compounds)

 

Substance Reporting Status

Applicable Programs

NPRI: Does this substance meet the criteria specified in the Canada Gazette notice? Selecting “No” indicates voluntary reporting of this substance to the NPRI: Yes

ON MOE TRA: Does this substance meet the criteria specified in the Ontario Regulation 455/09 under the TRA? Selecting “No” indicates voluntary reporting of this substance to the ON MOE: Yes

Is this considered the first report for this substance to the ON MOE TRA?: No

Comments: 343 tonnes of Zinc product manufactured/processed during the reporting year, >10 tonne MPO threshold

 

General Information

On-site Releases to the Environment

Was the substance released on-site?: Yes

The substance will be reported as the sum of releases to all media (total of 1 tonne or less).

 

Disposals and Off-site Transfers for Recycling

Was the substance disposed of (on-site or off-site), or transferred for treatment prior to final disposal?: No

Is the facility required to report on disposals of tailings and waste rock for the selected reporting period?: No

Was the substance transferred off-site for recycling?*: Yes

 

Nature of Activities*

Manufacture the Substance: For on-site use/processing

Process the Substance: As an article component

Otherwise Use of the Substance

 

 

TRA Quantifications

Enters the facility (Use), Creation, Contained in Product for ON MOE TRA

 

Enters the facility (Use)

The amount of substance that enters a process as the substance itself or part of another substance, rolled up
at the facility level.
Quantity (Tonnes) 343.37

Creation
The amount of substance that is created Quantity (Tonnes): 0

 

Contained in Product
The amount of substance contained in product Quantity (Tonnes): 318.42

 

Change in Method of Quantification
There has been no change in the method or combination of methods used to track and quantify the substance during the previous calendar year.

 

Incidents out of the normal course of events
There have been no incidents out of the normal course of events that occurred at the facility during the previous calendar year that affected the results of tracking/quantification of this substance.

 

Significant Process Change

There has been no significant process change at the facility during the previous calendar year.


On-site Releases

Total Quantity Released (All Media)

Basis Of Estimate: E2 – Published Emission Factors

Quantity (Tonnes): 0.2173

 

Reasons for Changes in Quantities Released from Previous Year

Increase in production levels
Changes in estimation methods

Comments: Emissions are based on USEPA AP-42, Table 12.14-1, (SCC 3-04-008-03), Emission factor rating C. for kettle melting and Ontario Ministry of the Environment document 3614e03 for the operation of two baghouses at a flow rate of 0.71 m3/s each.

 

Breakdown of Annual Releases

Quarterly Breakdown*
Jan – Mar %      Apr – Jun % Jul – Sep % Oct – Dec %
 25  25  25  25

 

 

Disposals

Reasons for Changes in Quantities Disposed from Previous Year

No significant change (i.e. less than 10%)
Comments? (Disposals)
No zinc was disposed of during the 2013 reporting year and all previous reporting years. Dust, cuttings and other scraps were sent for recycling.

 

Recycling
Reasons Why Substance Was Recycled

Production Residues
Off-specification products

 

Off-site Transfers for Recycling Off-site Transfers

Recovery of Metals and Metal Compounds
Basis of Estimate  O – Engineering Estimates
Total Quantity Recycled (Tonnes): 24.948

Purity Zinc Metals
Quantity (Tonnes): 12.474
Address: 290 Arvin Ave.
Prov: ON
City: Stoney Creek
Country: Canada

 

Combined Metal Industries Inc.
Quantity (Tonnes): 12.474
Address:505 B Garyray Dr.
Prov: ON
City: Weston
Country: Canada

Total Quantity Recycled (Tonnes): 24.948

 

Reasons for Changes in Quantities Released from Previous Year
No significant change (i.e. less than 10%)

Comparison Report: Enters, Creation, Contained in Product
Enters the facility (Use)
Quantity (Tonnes): 343.37
Last Reported Quantity (2012 report): 316.61
Change (Tonnes): 26.76

% Change: 8.45% Increase

 

Creation

Quantity (Tonnes): 0
Last Reported Quantity (2012 report): 0
 Change (Tonnes): 0

% Change: 0% Increase

 

Contained in Product

Quantity (Tonnes): 318.42
Last Reported Quantity (2012 report): 289.85
Change (Tonnes): 28.57

% Change: 9.86% Increase


Reasons for Change
Increase in production levels

 

Comparison Report: On-site Releases
Total Quantity Disposed (All Media) 
Quantity (Tonnes) Last Reported Quantity (Tonnes) Reporting Period of Last Reported Quantity Change %Change
 0.2173  0.0022 2012  .2151  9777.27

 

Reasons for Change
Increase in production levels, Changes in estimation methods

 

Comparison Report: Transfers off-site for Recycling
Total off-site Transfers for Recycling
Quantity (Tonnes) Last Reported Quantity (Tonnes) Reporting Period of Last Reported Quantity Change %Change
24.948 26.762 2012 -1.814 -6.78%

 

Reasons for Change
No reasons – quantities approximately the same (<10%)

 

Post Plan Substance Details

NA – 14, Zinc (and its compounds)

 

Objectives

Objectives in plan: No objectives

 

Toxic Substance Use Targets

Reduction target: None
Timeframe target: None

 

Toxic Substance Creation Targets

Reduction target: None
Timeframe target: None

 

Actions

Additional Actions

Were there any additional actions outside the plan taken during the reporting period to reduce the use and/or creation of the substance?* No

 

Amendments

Were any amendments made to the toxic substance reduction plan during the reporting period?: No

 

Certification

As of 20/01/2014, I, Warren Kawaguchi certify that I have read the report on the toxic substance reduction plan for the toxic substance referred to below and am familiar with its contents, and to my knowledge the information contained in the report is factually accurate and the report complies with the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and Ontario Regulation 455/09 (General) made under that Act.

NA – 14, Zinc (and its compounds)