Blackhawk Combustioneering Ltd. provides full turnkey, in-house combustion solutions to reduce energy consumption, decrease operating costs, and improve long term sustainability.

Blackhawk was the first to develop the programming, and installation of, a safety PLC on an oxyfuel (FARCS) system on a top blown rotary converter for metal processing in Canada.

We provide the following combustion equipment products, services and training:

  • Customized PLC programming
  • Design/build industrial burner systems and advanced control systems with commissioning and follow up service
  • Design/build oxy/fuel systems with commissioning and follow up service
  • Design/build combustion and process control panels with Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) approvals
  • Design/build process heating equipment with commissioning and follow up service
  • Control panels
  • Retrofitting of existing process equipment
  • Combustion analysis and efficiency testing for maximum fuel utilization
  • Preventive Maintenance (PM) programs and safety audits
  • Energy audits with approved reports for Union gas and Enbridge gas utilities
    • including energy audits of rotary kilns
  • Temperature profiles for ovens and furnaces
  • Nitrogen purging of gas systems for hot work.
  • Certified Training in Scott Air Pak & MSA breathing apparatus, Respirator Fit Test
  • Develop procurement specifications
  • Burner inspections for insurance claims

Energy Programs

Whether you are looking for more information, practical assistance, financial incentives, or other resources, Blackhawk will help you find the energy program best suited to your interests and needs.

Natural Resources Canada
The Federal Government of Canada manages several Funding, Grant and Incentive programs. In addition they provide Feasibility Analysis Programs to help decision makers determine the technical and financial viability of potential renewable energy, energy efficiency and cogeneration (combined heat & power) projects.

The Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC)
The Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation (CIPEC) is a partnership between private industry and the federal Government which aims to promote and improve Canada’s industrial energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from energy use in the industrial sector. CIPEC can help your organization cut costs, improve energy efficiency and reduce industrial greenhouse gases.

Enbridge Inc.
Enbridge Gas Distribution offers free programs, services and financial incentives designed to help industrial customers make the most of the energy they consume.

Union Gas (Spectra Energy)
Union Gas has incentive programs to identify natural gas savings and increase energy efficiency awareness like Engineering Feasibility Studies, Process Improvement Studies, Integrated Energy Management System (IEMS) and Customer Education.

Recent projects include:

  • Supply of a tundish preheater cover – Gerdau Steel
  • Oxy/fuel burner system for an EAF furnace – Gerdau Steel
  • New temperature control systems for ladle heaters – Arcelor Mittal Dofasco
  • Valve Trains and PLC programming for a coke oven bleeder stack pilot system – Arcelor Mittal Dofasco
  • Coke oven battery stack burner – US Steel Canada Inc LEW
  • Ongoing combustion and instrumentation support – US Steel Canada Inc. Hamilton and LEW
  • Ongoing technical support for hot asphalt producers
  • Valve trains and control panels – Vale/Inco, Port Colborne
  • Upgrading heat treating lines – Hendrickson, Stratford
  • Burner retrofit of rotary kilns – Innophos Canada


Blackhawk Combustioneering provides 24/7 service with G1 combustion technicians for troubleshooting of burner and process problems. We also provide safety and energy services.


We design and supply industrial process combustion systems, whether it be retrofitting existing processes or designing and supplying new “state of the art” burners and controls.


We can provide a detailed analysis of your current code status & options to meet approval.


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