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Tar Sands Basics - Oil Shale and Tar Sands Programmatic EIS ...

See the Photos page for additional photos of tar sand and tar sand mining. ... These systems use large hydraulic and electrically powered shovels to dig up tar...

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Project expansions to keep oilsands growing | Globalnews.ca

Jun 27, 2016 ... A hydraulic shovel loads a heavy hauler at an oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alta. on June 19, 2003. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian...

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Extreme Machines Earth Movers Pictures - Giant Shovel Digging ...

Aug 17, 2010 ... From mining the oil sands of Alberta to boring under the English Channel ... The world's largest hydraulic shovel inspired the vehicle form of the...

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Syncrude Athabasca Oil Sands Mine, Alberta - Mining Technology

It is ranked as the world's largest producer of synthetic crude from oil sands and ... 4100 mining shovels supported by /O&K RH400 hydraulic excavators.

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Athabasca oil sands

The Athabasca oil sands are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in ... which involves large scale excavation of the land with huge hydraulic power shovels and 400-ton hea...

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EXCAVATOR – Hitachi EX8000 goes to work at Horizon oil sands ...

EXCAVATOR – Hitachi EX8000 goes to work at Horizon oil sands project ... Canada's (and the world's) second HITACHI EX8000 hydraulic shovel. ... gone to work removing overburden from the Horizon oil sands mine north of Fort McMurray.

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Dragline excavator

A dragline excavator is a piece of heavy equipment used in civil engineering and surface ... commonly used in strip-mining operations to remove overburden above coal and more recently for oil sands ...

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Mining Impacts - Alberta Energy Regulator

About 20 per cent of Alberta's oil sands reserves are recoverable by surface mining, where oil sands are excavated using trucks and shovels and ... Tailings ponds are essential to oil sands mining operations as they act as both holding ... Oil sands · Hydraulic fracturing · Abandoned well map viewer · Tailings ...

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EKpass commissioned to provide electric and hydraulic front shovel ...

EKpass commissioned to provide electric and hydraulic front shovel operator training to large oil sands mine in Northern Alberta, Canada.

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Researchers' open letter calls for moratorium on new oilsands projects

Jun 11, 2015 ... A hydraulic shovel loads a heavy hauler at an oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray in 2003. ADRIAN WYLD / THE CANADIAN PRESS.

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Oil Sands Mining Equipment Built Tough | MINING.com

Sep 1, 2010 ... Here in the wilds of northern Alberta, the oil-rich Canadian province that ... types used in the oil sands — hydraulic or electric rope shovels.

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Equipment - KMC Mining

Ranging from small construction excavators to large hydraulic shovels, our loading ... Primarily KMC utilizes its' haul fleet in the oil sands in large overburden...

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NAFTA environment watchdog won't probe oilsands tailings ponds ...

Jan 28, 2015 ... A hydraulic shovel loads a heavy hauler at an oilsands mine north of Fort McMurray, Alta. on June 19, 2003. (Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN...

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Coal Zoom | Bucyrus Excavators Surpass 100,000 Operating Hours

Two Bucyrus RH200 excavators have achieved elite status by surpassing ... to the oil sands in Canada and the other to a gold mine in Papua New Guinea. ... mining shovel and the Bucyrus RH400, the largest hydraulic excavator in the world.

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Der RH 400 von O&K - mining-power.de

The largest hydraulic shovels so far had a rated bucket size of 35 m³ and ... 25 m³) in their oil sand applications in Fort McMurray, Canada, of which one unit is...

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Lithium extraction is far cleaner than oil sands, no matter what lies ...

May 13, 2016 ... ... that lithium mining is far worse for the environment than oil sands. ... creative cropping of a hydraulic fracturing oil well in Saskatchewan. ... are stripped away to make way for excavators and enormous mining dump trucks.

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Technical | Oil Sands Mining | Process Overview | Oil Sands Magazine

Typically a truck-and-shovel operation, oil sands is excavated from the mine pit using hydraulic or electric shovels. A typical shovel load of oil sands is...

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ShovelMetrics | Motion Metrics

When the Botswanan mine purchased a new hydraulic shovel from Komatsu, they ... Motion Metrics is excited to announce a new oil sands customer in Northern...

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