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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…

The Blood Tribe – Fort McKay First Nation Employment Partnership Pilot Project (2013)

2013 Aboriginal Rewarding Partnership Award  The Blood Tribe – Fort McKay First Nation Employment Partnership Pilot Project It was hoped when this award was established ten years ago that, ultimately, “all-First-Nations” partnerships would emerge to affirm, reflect, and promote the inherent ability and capacity of aboriginal people to succeed independently of any particular industrial partner….

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…


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