Mining Equipment Sands

Canadian Natural Resources - Oil Sands Mining & Upgrading

The Horizon Oil Sands include a surface oil sands mining and bitumen extraction plant, complemented by on-site bitumen upgrading with associated infrastructure to produce high quality SCO. In late 2017, the Phase 3 expansion was completed at Horizon, the final step in the Company's transition to a Long Life Low Decline asset base.

Athabasca oil sands - Wikipedia

The Athabasca oil sands, also known as the Athabasca tar sands, are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray.These oil sands, hosted primarily in the McMurray Formation, consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid rock-like form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and water.

Canadian Natural Resources - Horizon Oil Sands

Canadian Natural is proposing a northeast mine pit extension (NPE Project) of the previously approved North Mine Pit at the Horizon Oil Sands Processing Plant and Mine (Horizon). The extension will be immediately adjacent and east of the existing approved North Pit, west of the Athabasca River and is within the Alberta Energy Regulator’s ...

3 Technologies in Exploration, Mining, and Processing ...

Prototype mobile mining equipment for hardrock was demonstrated in Australia, but production rates were lower than expected, and numerous failures occurred. The solution to this problem will depend largely on the development of advanced cutting technology for hard rock, as well as ways of incorporating new cutting concepts into a mining system ...

Joy Global - Wikipedia

Surface mining equipment. P&H Mining Equipment is a supplier of equipment and service support to the global surface mining industry. P&H shovels, drills and draglines are applied to copper, coal, iron ore, oil sands, gold, phosphates, molybdenum and diamond mining operations. P&H Mining …

Surface mining planning and design of open pit mining

Scrapers are sometimes used in special situations. Large bucket-wheel excavators of the kind used in European coal mines have not been applied to metal mining, because this equipment is best adapted to softer bedded, relatively flat-lying strata. Many factors govern the size and shape of an open pit. These must be properly understood and used ...

Oil sands 101 | Alberta.ca

Mining. Roughly 500 km 2 of the 140,000 km 2 oil sands deposit in Northern Alberta is currently undergoing surface mining activity. This is about 3% of total oil sands surface area or 20% of oil sands reserves. Surface mining uses truck and shovel technology to move sand saturated with bitumen from the mining area to an extraction facility.

Heavy Construction & Mining Careers | North American ...

Industry Leader. North American Construction Group is the premier provider of heavy construction and mining services in Canada. With over 60 years of experience, NACG can provide a comprehensive and integrated approach to meet our customer’s requirements from consultation to completion – a distinct advantage that few contractors can rival.