Canadian Mining Journal

Suncor Energy Inc

  • News

    OIL SANDS: Suncor to cut 1,000 jobs as it reins in spending

    January 14, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY – Suncor Energy, following the lead of other oil and gas producers, has announced plans to cut spending as oil prices plummet. The cuts to the 2015 budget include $1 billion in capital spending, $600 million to $800 million in…

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    CONTRACT: Fort Hills oil sands contract is worth $1.3 billion

    October 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY, Alberta – A $1.3-billion engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction contract has been awarded to Fluor Corp. by Fort Hills Energy for the utilities scope of its Fort Hills oil sands mining project. The project is…

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    AWARD: Suncor receives aboriginal relations certification

    September 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY – Suncor Energy has been awarded a Silver level certificate for Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).

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    GE, Suncor partner on dust busting oil sands access roads

    February 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY — The dust clouds made it difficult to see and breathe as the big trucks rumbled along access roads at Suncor Energy’s MacKay River oil sands site. Suncor’s traditional dust control strategy of spraying water from a…

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    COMMENT: Teck named to sustainability list for second year

    January 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – For the second year in a row, Teck Resources has been named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. The announcement was made on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Teck, holding down the…

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    OIL SANDS: Fort Hills gets $13.5B go-ahead from partners

    October 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Fort Hills oil sands project 90 km north of Fort McMurray, AB, has been in the works for over a decade, but on Oct. 31 the partners announced that they will commit $13.5 billion to building it with a start-up date set for the end of 2017.

  • Feature

    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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    Suncor cancels Voyageur upgrader

    April 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It’s not just mining companies that are tightening their belts and focusing on capital allocation discipline.

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Chieftain Metals, Hathor, Pacific Ridge, PMI Gold, Prodigy Gold and Suncor

    January 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Chieftain Metals of Toronto has named Keith Boyle COO, effective Feb. 7, 2011, and Clive Creaney project manager, effective Jan. 1, 2011. Boyle is the former executive VP and COO at Alexis Minerals. Creaney’s career spans over 30 years mostly…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CHARGES: Suncor fined $200,000 for incidents in 2008

    December 22, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy of Calgary pleaded guilty on Dec. 21, 2010, to two violations of the Canadian Fisheries Act for the deposit of a deleterious substance into waters frequented by fish and was fined $200,000. The penalty includes a…

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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…

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    MERGER: Team selected for combined Suncor, Petro-Canada

    May 3, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY – Suncor Energy and Petro-Canada have selected the executive team that is expected to lead the combined com…