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Syncrude has reached a major milestone by passing the $2-billion mark in business conducted with Aboriginal-owned companies.

3/17/2014

Syncrude President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Sullivan is returning to ExxonMobil effective May 1, 2014.

3/7/2014

The Alberta Chambers of Commerce recognized Syncrude’s commitment to hiring and retaining young workers with the Alberta Business Employer of Youth Award of Distinction.

3/5/2014

Syncrude kicked off the Wood Buffalo Food Bank’s annual drive with a $65,000 donation and a challenge to the community.

11/29/2013

Syncrude employees have voted Kids Forever to receive a $25,000 donation in the annual Give With Heart campaign.

11/28/2013

Syncrude will donate $500,000 over the next two years to help build the new Fort Chipewyan Elders Care Centre.

11/15/2013

Syncrude employees set a record by raising $2.46 million during the 2013 United Way Employee Campaign, surpassing the original goal of $2.013 million. The annual campaign supports the United Way in Fort McMurray, Edmonton and Calgary.

10/31/2013

Fort McMurray, Alta. (October 24, 2013) – Syncrude Canada Ltd. and Suncor Energy will once again lace up their skates and head to the ice for the United Way. Come down and check out the action on Friday, October 25 at the annual President’s Cup Hockey Challenge at the Casman Centre.

10/24/2013

Fort McMurray – Syncrude responded to an incident at its Aurora mining facility north of Fort McMurray on Monday, July 1st. A contract worker was fatally injured as a result of an incident involving heavy equipment.

7/1/2013

Restoration of the downtown Calgary area continues. Sun Life Plaza, AMEC Place and Dominion Centre are all open for normal business activity.

6/28/2013

FORT McMURRAY, Alta. – Syncrude joins Wood Buffalo and southern Alberta flooding relief efforts with a $150,000 donation.

6/27/2013

Emergency response and restoration crews are making good progress in the downtown core and areas are opening on a staged basis. However, Syncrude offices will open only when the City permits occupancy.

6/25/2013

As of 3 pm today, June 24th, access to downtown Calgary remains restricted until at least mid-week. Syncrude’s offices remain closed and are inaccessible.

6/24/2013

The flooding situation in Calgary remains serious and we again advise staff to adhere to all instructions from city officials and emergency response personnel.

6/21/2013

Syncrude is telling all employees and contractors working in Calgary offices to stay home for the day, Friday, June 21st.

6/21/2013

Syncrude’s $500,000 investment will support science education through the operations of the Syncrude Environment Gallery at the TELUS World of Science –Edmonton.

6/2/2013

Renowned Métis jigger Corbin Poitras will return to Fort McMurray to engage with students for Aboriginal Awareness Week.

5/21/2013

“All the world’s a stage,” wrote William Shakespeare and Evergreen Theatre extends those famous words from As You Like It to today’s classroom.

4/15/2013

Come out and celebrate with Syncrude at Vista Ridge on Friday, March 8 as we celebrate the first birthday of the Syncrude Bison Chair Lift.

3/1/2013
2012 News Archive

Fort McMurray SPCA top vote getter in Syncrude employee contest

12/10/2012

Syncrude kicked off the Wood Buffalo Food Bank’s annual drive with a $65,000 donation and a challenge to the community.

11/28/2012

FORT McMURRAY, Alberta – Students at Greely Road and Dr. Clark schools in Fort McMurray received a firsthand lesson in the art of Métis storytelling and dancing from Corbin Poitras.

11/16/2012

Just in time for Halloween treats, Syncrude Canada Ltd. has launched a free game on the Apple store called Trail Blazer.

10/30/2012

Syncrude Canada Ltd. continues its investment in Edmonton-based programs with a $250,000 donation to MacEwan University’s Bachelor of Science in Engineering Transfer program.

10/25/2012

Syncrude announced today its intention to begin stakeholder consultations for two proposed mining areas near its Mildred Lake facility. As part of that process, Syncrude will release a public disclosure document to launch the regulatory process and allow time for meaningful and effective consultation.

10/1/2012

Last night at the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) Vancouver Gala, Syncrude was honoured to celebrate achieving the Gold Level accreditation in the CCAB Progressive Aboriginal Relations program. This is the 5th time Syncrude has earned Gold Level accreditation and is the only oil sands operator to hold this distinction. Following is the CCAB news release:

9/28/2012

Drumheller... Just six months after the discovery of a plesiosaur fossil at Syncrude’s North Mine in Fort McMurray, fossils of two more extinct marine reptiles were unearthed in the same area in May, less than a week apart.

6/18/2012

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta is looking for a few good women. And Syncrude will sponsor the search for smart, strong and bold females in Wood Buffalo to receive this recognition.

5/31/2012

Students attending Fort McMurray Public Schools will have access to the latest technologies as part of a $1 million investment in new technology from Syncrude.

5/23/2012

Linx Marketing, Syncrude and the Canadian Tour are pleased to announce the 2012 Syncrude Boreal Open will be held June 25-July 1 at the Fort McMurray Golf Club.

5/4/2012

A literacy project wants to ship books to preschoolers throughout Wood Buffalo because it believes children are never too young to enjoy a good book.

3/30/2012

The achievements of 15 outstanding Indigenous people were celebrated at the 19th Annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards on February 24, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia with the support of Syncrude Canada Ltd.

3/26/2012

University of Saskatchewan geoscientist Lee Barbour has been awarded a $2.6-million industrial research chair backed by the federal Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Syncrude to provide critical insights into the performance of reclaimed mining areas.

2/9/2012
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Syncrude issues Public Disclosure Document for South West Sand Conversion Project.