Fort Hills primary extraction

Fort Hills

Title: Fort Hills primary extraction

Description
At primary extraction, bitumen is combined with hot water separating the oil from the sand. This plant is the first step in the extraction process (2016).
Keywords
Fort Hills, extraction, tailings, separation cells, primary extraction, mining, Alberta
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2048 px width by 1496 px height
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300 x 200
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Fort Hills secondary extraction

A solvent recovery unit and froth settling unit are two parts of the secondary extraction process (2016).

Fort Hills mining trucks

A hydraulic shovel places overburden in a haul truck at the Fort Hills site. When operational, shovels will collect bitumen for haul trucks to take the product to the ore preparation plant (2016).

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