Canadian Mining Journal


Suncor Energy


  • News

    OIL SANDS: Honeywell to automate Fort Hills project

    June 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Honeywell Process Solutions has been selected by Suncor Energy to provide automation systems for a new multi-billion-dollar Fort Hills oil sands project in Alberta. Honeywell will supply technology to integrate the site’s…

  • OIL SANDS: Suncor spill halted

    March 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Industrial wastewater from a pipe that froze and broke at the Suncor oil sands project near Fort McMurray may have reached the Athabasca River. The leak was detected early on March 25, and it was stopped by 4 pm the same…

  • Feature

    Forty of our Finest

    August 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    Reports have been read. Numbers crunched. Comparisons made. Now our annual look at Canada’s Top 40 mining companies is ready.

  • Feature

    Recovery process uses elecgtromagnetic heating

    July 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A technology and energy production consortium has completed initial proof-of-concept testing of an oil sands extraction method that it says has the potential to improve environmental performance and reduce development costs.

  • REVEGETATION: Suncor plants five-millionth tree in northern Alberta

    September 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy of Calgary celebrated the planting of the five-millionth tree at its oil sands site north of Fort McMurray on Sept. 23, 2011. The event coincided with the one-year anniversary of the opening of Wapisiw Lookout, the…

  • Feature

    Barrick Leads Top 40 List

    August 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    The numbers have been crunched, the results tabulated, and CMJ is proud to announce this year’s top Canadian mining company is the world’s biggest gold producer, Barrick Gold. Thanks in part to the historic high price of gold, the company had…

  • Feature

    Strict Rules

    April 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Suncor Energy Inc. has announced significant inroads with its Tailings Reduction Operations solution, while Syncrude Canada Ltd. has been testing centrifuge technology as one potential saviour. Smaller companies, such as Solid Environmental…

  • News

    OIL SANDS GROWTH: Suncor targets 1-M bbl/day with help from Total E&P Canada

    December 20, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Calgary-based Suncor Energy has announced plans to increase production to more than one 1 million bbl of oil equivalent daily by 2020. The company says it will boost oil sands production by 10% per year and company-wide production by…

  • TAILINGS: Suncor applies to use new TRO technology

    November 1, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA — Calgary-headquartered Suncor Energy has applied to Alberta Environment and the Energy Resource…

  • CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Oil sands tarred with environmentalists’ brush

    June 15, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In the last couple of weeks environmentalists have loudly condemned Canada’s oil sands producers. They call the ind…

  • News

    COGENERATION PLANT – Suncor lets contract for Firebag project

    March 25, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – SUNCOR has awarded the contract for a gas-fired cogeneration plant for its Firebag in-situ oil sands proj…

  • News

    DOING SOME DIGGING – The dirt on oil sands

    March 22, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canada’s oil sands reserves are the envy of many energy-hungry nations, including the United States and China. Ther…