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The Stakeholder Engagement Community Report

The 2017/2018 North American Stakeholder Engagement and Consultation Practitioners Survey  The Stakeholder Engagement Community conducted their first North American Stakeholder Engagement and Consultation Practitioners Survey during the last quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018. The purpose of the survey was to gather qualitative information that could genuinely help practitioners in their job…

Changes to Alberta’s Heavy Haul Standards

Executive Summary Recent changes have been made to the standards for hauling heavy loads on Alberta’s designated highways. This change will allow, as a matter of standard practice, the maximum allowable load to be increased from 375,000 lbs to 500,000 lbs by the use of a three file trailer system. This change comes after considerable…

Two First Nations Acquire Partnership in Suncor’s East Tank Farm Development

On November 22, 2017 Fort McKay First Nation and Mikisew Crew First Nation acquired a 49 per cent sponsorship in Suncor’s East Tank Farm Development, a bitumen and diluent storage, blending and cooling facility located approximately 30 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. It is primarily dedicated to servicing bitumen production from the Fort Hills…