May 17, 2019 Syncrude preparing to commission full-scale closed circuit water return treatment demonstration project Syncrude’s full-scale closed circuit water return demonstration project will start operating this summer, 14 years after initial research began on treating mine water using petroleum coke.
Apr 30, 2019 Fort McMurray votes for the Hub to receive $10,000 Syncrude donation Thousands of Fort McMurray residents left last weekend’s Spring Show & Market not only with new products and accessories, but the feeling they helped out a worthy cause. Syncrude was proud to promote three local non-profit organizations as well as give attendees the chance for vote for which should receive a $10,000 donation.
Apr 18, 2019 Environmental student earns award for researching reclaimed land at Syncrude Learning in a classroom and applying that knowledge in the workplace can be a daunting task for some students, but Stephanie Over proved it was a seamless transition. Stephanie was the recent recipient of the Trace Associates Lakeland College Capstone Award, which she received for work completed during her co-op placement at Syncrude.
Apr 17, 2019 Syncrude researchers trek through kilometres of snow as part of annual survey Syncrude annually conducts a variety of reclamation research studies and one of the largest is our snow survey. The Snow Survey Field Program quantifies snow depth, snow quality and snow chemistry across reclaimed sites. With snow shoes and sample jars in hand, Syncrude staff and contractors head out to collect snow samples and record snow measurements just before the start of spring.
Apr 16, 2019 CEO Nicole Bourque-Bouchier to receive impressive award from CCAB Syncrude values our association with organizations such as the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and the recognition they provide companies and individuals. We also greatly appreciate the relationships with our Aboriginal neighbours and business community members that are an instrumental part of our organization.
Apr 01, 2019 Indigenous-directed films among award-winning features coming to Fort McMurray Lights, camera, action! From April 4-6, the Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) will bring “A Slice of EIFF” to the Keyano Theatre and Arts Centre in Fort McMurray. Sponsored by Syncrude, the festival highlights films from across the globe, including an opportunity for the community to learn more about Indigenous perspectives and reconciliation.
Mar 20, 2019 Syncrude VP and son learn survival skills in outdoor overnight campout fundraiser Most of us take a warm bed and a roof over our head for granted, especially when winter weather arrives. To experience first-hand harsh northern Alberta conditions, the Centre of Hope recently held an outdoor winter survival fundraiser. Martin Carter, Syncrude's Vice President, Production – Upgrading, participated in the 24-hour event along with his 12-year-old son, Nathan.