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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 3, 2020  

Suncor files application for base oil sands mine extension

Energy company is preparing for when the current base mine is depleted in about 2035.

News Oil & Gas General
September 25, 2018  

Teck Resources takes $20.6B Frontier oilsands mine project to joint hearing

Project is moving forward as international oil companies are cutting their oilsands mine investments.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 25, 2018  

Syncrude outage expected to ease pipeline congestion, boost heavy oil prices

Production of upgraded bitumen could remain offline at its works north of Fort McMurray through July.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

CEAA starts assessments of Innergex’s proposed run of river projects in Alberta

Company proposes two 135-megawatt hydroelectric projects upstream from Fort McMurray, Alta.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 20, 2017  

Luxury sells as vacancy rates rise in Alberta’s oil sands workcamp sector

Many oil sands lodges have been “temporarily” closed because they don’t have enough guests to cover the bills.

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 27, 2017  

Fort McMurray homeowners to be compensated for hiked drywall duties

Construction firms complained the tariffs were hampering efforts to recover from last year’s wildfire.

News Manufacturing General
January 18, 2017  

Fort McMurray wildfire cost almost $10B

Research by economics professor at MacEwan University looks at direct and indirect costs.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
November 15, 2016  

Fort McMurray wildfire recovery to spur $5.3B in spending

Ramp-up in reconstruction is expected to create about 9,000 jobs next year.

News Construction Manufacturing General
September 14, 2016  

Federal drywall tariff in Western Canada raises costs

Federal drywall tariff in Western Canada raises costs.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
August 24, 2016  

Fort McMurray fire adds $500M to Alberta’s projected deficit

Province revises projected deficit to $11 billion.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
August 17, 2016  

Post Alberta wildfire boil-water advisory has been lifted

Water safe for all users of Fort McMurray treatment plant

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 3, 2016  

Nearly $300M raised for Fort McMurray after fire: Red Cross

Includes $84.4 million in direct cash payments for residents.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 20, 2016  

Alberta wildfire boosts Q2 energy company results

Blended oil sands bitumen rose 58% to an average of $42.52 per barrel from $26.93.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production Sustainability
July 11, 2016  

Oil sands companies won’t make insurance claims from Fort McMurray fires

An estimated 30 million barrel of production worth up to $1.6 billion was lost due to the fire in May.

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July 8, 2016  

Fort McMurray fire is Canada’s costliest disaster on record

Insurance Bureau of Canada estimates damage from the May fires to top $3.58 billion.