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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…

Foothills Research Institute (2013)

2013 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD <strong><span style=”font-size: large;”><br></span></strong>   FOOTHILLS RESEARCH INSTITUTE The Model Forest program began in 1992 and was a Canadian response to address the issue of sustainable forest management. The program encouraged submissions from industrial partners working with a cross-section of partners such as community groups, first nations, government and non-governmental organizations to outline…

Peter Watson (2011)

2011 Resource Person of The Year Peter Watson Following in the tradition of integrity and excellence laid down by Hubert Somerville, pioneer Alberta Deputy Minister of Mines and Minerals (and ACR President, 1976 – 77), Peter Watson has carved out a career of wide-ranging import and impact. His formal commitment to public service began at…

Environmental Forum 2017: Climate Change and Adapting to the Challenges

Responding to the challenges of climate change will fundamentally alter the way we work and do business in Alberta. As this situation evolves, many questions arise as to what the main challenges will be and the solutions. The ACR’s 2017 Environmental Forum, held on March 23, helped bring answers to these questions.

Ian Muirhead Memorial Scholarship (2014-2021)

The Alberta Chamber of Resources Award in Mining Engineering is a $2,000 scholarship awarded on both academic merit and extra-curricular achievements for second-year undergraduate students enrolled in the University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering School of Mining. The scholarships awarded this year are sponsored by the mining companies in the Alberta Chamber of Resources. The…


14 Jun 8:30am

2022 Mid Year Meeting

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