Major Reclamation Award

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Global Restoration Corporation (2014)

2014 Major Reclamation Award – Global Restoration Corp. For a quarter-century, Global Restoration has been dedicated to assisting the natural restoration of land used for industrial purposes to forest and animal habitats. In doing so, it focuses on four key service areas: restoration planning and operations, mechanical site preparation, research and innovation, and native seed…

Suncor Energy (2010)

2010 Major Reclamation Award: Suncor Energy Suncor Energy Suncor Energy has made strong advances in tailings pond reclamation at their oil sands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. In 2010 Suncor became the first oil sands company to conduct surface revegetation of a tailings pond. As well, since 2003, Suncor has been researching, piloting and…

Alfred Burke – Cenovus Energy Inc. (2009)

2009 Major Reclamation Award (Alfred Burke, Cenovus Energy Inc) Alfred Burke accepted the ACR’s Major Reclamation Award on behalf of Cenovus which operates oil and gas wells within a public grazing near Brooks, Alberta called Antelope Creek Ranch. The area is managed by Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and accommodates wildlife, waterfowl, cattle grazing and oil…

EPCOR & Sherritt Coal (2008)

EPCOR and Sherritt Coal- 2008 Major Reclamation Award Environmental work at Genesee Mine has returned 600 hectares into productive farm land and wildlife habitat, earning the mine partners, EPCOR and Sherritt Coal, the 2008 Alberta Chamber of Resources’ Major Reclamation Award. “We are constantly working toward developing a cleaner future,” said Doreen Cole, EPCOR Vice-President…