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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…

New ACR Committees

ACR has added another committee and working group: Forest Industry Alliance Alberta and the Competitiveness Task Force.

Environmental Forums – Committee Update

The Environmental Forum Committee hosted their 3rd Forum (Water & Land Use Planning) on September 27th in Calgary. More than 150 key stakeholders in the resource development sector came to hear the perspectives of senior leaders from industry and government.

The Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association (2014)

2014 Aboriginal Rewarding Partnerships Award The Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association Northeast Alberta Apprenticeship Initiative The mandate of the Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association (TCETSA) is to help improve employment opportunities for First Nations people and enable them to fully participate in the Canadian economy. A variety of innovative vehicles have…


31 Jan 10am

2019 MIAC Research Symposium

University of Alberta, Faculty of Engineering, ETLC Building, 2nd Floor Solarium, Edmonton

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1 Feb 12am

ACR 2019 AGM & Awards Banquet

Shaw Conference Centre - Edmonton Alberta

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Meet the Alberta Chamber of Resources

Learn the history of our organization and how the Alberta Chamber of Resources is helping to make resource extraction in our province safer, and more profitable.

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