Oil Sands open pit mining

Title: Oil Sands open pit mining

Description
Loading huge 240 to 380 tonne trucks using shovels with buckets that hold 100 tonnes, the mine delivers about 500,000 tonnes of oil sand per day to the ore preparation plants.
Keywords
oil sand, truck, heavy hauler, shovel, open pit mining, Fort McMurray, Albeta
Dimensions
1971 px width by 1997 px height
Resolution
300 x 303
Size
1,091.00 KB

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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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A tanker truck leaves the fuel rack at Suncor's Commerce City refinery.

Commerce City Refinery

Pipeline at Suncor's Commerce City refinery.

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