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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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Syncrude 2020 Critical Maintenance Event

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

Posted on May 5, 2020
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Syncrude crews deployed to help Fort McMurray during flood

Ask Fire Chief Byron Stacey why members of Syncrude’s Fire Department are always ready to spring into action to help in a community emergency and he’d give you a solid answer.

Posted on May 1, 2020
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A real Toy Story: Aurora’s new mine demonstration model

When Damien Alexander was a youngster, he would spend hours playing with his backhoes, loaders and dump trucks. Little did he know that many years later, he would be using those same backyard skills to build a training model for new heavy equipment operators in his role as trainer at Aurora.

Posted on January 29, 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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A wake-up call that changes the way a Syncrude pipefitter protects his family

Dustin Evans, a Syncrude Pipefitter, goes above and beyond every day to keep his family safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Posted on May 4, 2020
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Saluting Brent Scott, the man who built Mildred Lake and Syncrude’s organization

Brent Scott, who served as Syncrude’s president and CEO from 1974 to 1978, stands in front of the bison sculptures on Highway 63 that mark the southern edge of Syncrude’s leases.

Posted on April 29, 2020
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Syncrude ‘masks up’ for COVID safety

Starting on April 25, the mandatory use of non-medical masks for site-critical workers came into effect at Syncrude.

Posted on April 28, 2020
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Salute to Essential Workers

Our employees are grateful for all essential workers including truck drivers, grocery staff, energy workers and health care providers during this crisis.

Posted on April 4, 2020
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