Canadian Mining Journal


Canadian Oil Sands Limited


  • OIL SANDS: Suncor completes acquisition of Canadian Oil Sands

    March 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Suncor Energy has completed its acquisition of Canadian Oil Sands Limited following shareholder approval of the agreement at a special meeting of COS shareholders on March 21,2016. Suncor now owns 100% of the issued and outstanding COS shares.

  • OIL SANDS: Suncor wrapping up acquisition of COS

    February 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Suncor Energy’s offer for all the common shares of Canadian Oil Sands has expired, with 84.2% or 408.1 million COS shares tendered to the offer. For each share held, COS investors will receive 0.28 of a Suncor share,

  • OIL SANDS: Suncor’s sweetened bid for COS succeeds

    January 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Suncor Energy has sweetened  its bid for Canadian Oil Sands and finally received the support of COS directors. Suncor amended its offer to 0.28 of a Suncor share, from 0.25 of a share, for each COS share. Suncor’s

  • Feature

    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not to…

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    40 of our finest

    August 1, 2013 by Marilyn Scales

    Last year, 2012, almost all commodity prices softened, and that fact is reflected in the fortunes of Canada’s Top 40 mining companies. Gross revenues, the number on which we base our ranking, grew little if at all.

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    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.

  • News

    Syncrude keeps on rolling

    May 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Syncrude mine may not have been the first major oil operation in the Athabasca Oil Sands, but it was the second and it still stands as one of the region’s dominant oil sand projects.

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    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…

  • News

    OIL SANDS EXPANSION: Syncrude’s plans include Aurora South mine

    March 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Calgary’s Canadian Oil Sands Trust, 37% owner of the Syncrude project near Fort McMurray, has announ…

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    RUMOUR: Syncrude stake for sale?

    January 31, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA — According to an article published in the Globe and Mail on Jan. 27, 2010, ConocoPhillips will …

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Sixteen Canadians among world’s 100 largest mining companies

    January 17, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The list of the world’s 100 largest mining companies, judged by market value, begins with BHP Billiton and end…

  • EMISSION REDUCTION: Project cost hits $1.6B at Syncrude

    September 28, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA Upward cost pressures have pushed the cost of reducing stack emissions at the SYNCRUDE oil sands project …