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Not-for-profit groups to share $78K one-time Syncrude gift

Syncrude is sending extra help through the Good Neighbours Program to community-based not-for-profit, youth or sports-oriented organizations in the Wood Buffalo region.

Posted on November 17, 2020
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Syncrude United Way campaign exceeds goal

Amidst the challenges presented by the pandemic, Syncrude’s United Way campaign aimed for a seven-figure goal and exceeded it.

Contributions will continue until Dec. 15, but the goal of $2.02 million has now been reached and exceeded with current contributions totaling $2.125 million.

Posted on November 10, 2020
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A commitment to safety and saving lives

Leanne Nielsen is the first one to admit she was a timid little kid, too intimidated to stand in front of anyone. That kid is gone, replaced by a confident, capable and effective leader, whose commitment to safety is making a huge difference within and outside Syncrude.

Posted on October 30, 2020
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Making an impact with care and compassion

Early on in January, before the COVID-19 virus was prominent in the media, Syncrude’s Health Services Area Leader Gladys Hokanson and her team were watching its developments and getting prepared. As a member of Syncrude’s Covid Response Team, Gladys plays an important role in helping protect the organization from the impacts of COVID-19.

Posted on October 28, 2020
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What does it take to run at peak performance

For Syncrude’s Todd Fleming, it’s about leading his Mine Mobile team to achieve the highest standard—which is why we can count on them to get the job done right.

Posted on October 23, 2020
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Audrey: a leader in reclamation work

Women have been in leadership roles at Syncrude in various disciplines for decades. Take Audrey Lanoue, who leads the Mine Closure Research Team, as an example. She’s one of the company’s leaders when it comes to reclamation work.

Posted on October 21, 2020
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From Syncrude’s United Way to COVID-19 Response Team: Celebrating Women’s History Month

Many roles, tasks and priorities shifted in March when Syncrude placed emphasis on response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Past Syncrude United Way Campaign Chair, and one to dive in to help when needed, Team Leader, Technical, Maria McLean, took charge as Compliance Monitoring Lead for the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT).

Posted on October 13, 2020
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A lasting legacy

The Alexander family has more than a lifetime worth of years-of-service at Syncrude, and that’s a family legacy they are proud to share.
Allison Alexander is a Heavy Equipment Operator for Tailing and Lease Development projects team, and he’s not shy about sharing that his immediate family has about 136 years of service with Syncrude, and even more with extended family members.

Posted on September 24, 2020
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Bison skull unearthed at Aurora is a significant find for Ice Age paleontologist

Sheldon Aylward was walking down the right of way for a new access road being built for Syncrude’s Aurora site on July 25 when something white caught his eye in the dark reclamation material being salvaged.

Posted on September 15, 2020
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Syncrude recognizes Carla Wytrykush

Innovation doesn’t happen in isolation. That’s why Syncrude has a long history of collaborating with leading researchers and scientists from universities and institutions across Canada.

Posted on August 31, 2020
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11 million trees and shrubs now planted at Syncrude sites

Since reclamation began at Syncrude, more than 11 million trees and shrubs have now been planted at reclamation sites. This year alone, more than one million trees and shrubs were planted which led to reaching that record.

Posted on August 26, 2020
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Neighbourly support helps Syncrude protect workers during the pandemic

Neighbours helping each other are great neighbours indeed. And that’s how the relationship between Syncrude and Goodfish Lake can be summed up as they both faced the challenges of a global pandemic.

Posted on August 12, 2020
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Applying Syncrude knowledge to flood relief

Syncrude safety codes officer Ross Green is part of the RMWB rapid response team and was quick to jump in when he got the call to help during the Fort McMurray flooding.

Posted on May 22, 2020
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Meet Mamawi

New addition to the herd named for their unity in facing challenges.

Posted on May 21, 2020
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Celebrating our Syncrude RN’s during National Nursing Week

At the beginning of 2020, the World Health Organization declared this the Year of the Nurses and Midwives, and it has been exceptionally fitting. Syncrude wants to thank and celebrate the important work of our Occupational Health Nurses this week during National Nursing Week in Canada.

Posted on May 14, 2020
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Syncrude 2020 Critical Maintenance Event

Opportunities for the Skilled Trades
Make Syncrude your #1 choice.

Posted on May 5, 2020
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