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Athabasca Oil Sands Project Canada

Truck and shovel mining at Albian Sands Firebag SAGD well pad The steam assisted gravity drainage technology uses underground wells to inject steam into the oil sands deposits and collect the bitumen released by the heat Map showing the extent of the Athabasca Oil Sands Oil sand bitumen is a mixture of sand water and clay...

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Tar Sands Energy and Security

Though concentrated in North America the production of oil from tar sands has broad implications for the global oil market Tar sands which are also known as oil sands are a combination of clay sand water and bitumen a heavier form of oil Tar sands are mined and processed to extract bitumen which is then refined into oil...

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Oil sands 101 Albertaca

Surface mining is used to recover oil sands deposits less than 75 metres below the surface while in-situ technologies are used to recover deeper deposits The electric and hydraulic shovels used have a capacity of 45 m 3 and trucks can carry up to 400 tonnes of ore...

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oil sands hydraulic shovels mining

Oil Sands Mining Equipment Built Tough MINING The overburden is used to build haul roads and tailings dikes while the oil sands thick and heavy with tarry bitumen are piled high in long benches using hydraulic or electric rope shovels...

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ESCO Corporation Oil Sands Products

ESCO offers several different products to supply the oil sands industry These products are made of high quality materials to match the extreme conditions of the oil sands industry Products can be modified to meet needs of the customer...

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PDF Measuring the effectiveness of mining shovels

Measuring the effectiveness of mining shovels one electric rope shovel and one hydraulic shovel The statistical analysis of the data of two shovels indicated the electric shovel had higher...

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Oil Sands Mining Student Energy

Oil Sands Mining Definition Oil sands are a mixture of sand water clay and bitumen found in several locations around the globe with the largest reserve located in Alberta Canada Oil sand can be upgraded into synthetic crude oil and other petroleum products Alberta Energy What is Oil Sands...

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Athabasca Oil Sands Canada

Dec 29 2014 0183 32 Large draglines and conveyor systems have given way to the greater selectivity and cost efficiency offered by truck and shovel mining A variety of electric and hydraulic shovels excavators haul trucks and dozers are used from most of the major manufacturers including P H / O K Bucyrus and Komatsu...

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Heavy Duty Mechanic/Technician Shovels

Imperial is hiring a number of Heavy Duty Mechanics/Technician Shovels for our Kearl oil sands mining operation Reporting to a Mine Maintenance Supervisor these positions are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of heavy equipment in a fully functional oil sands environment Responsibiliti...

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Worlds Largest Hydraulic Shovel The O K RH 400 Loads

Aug 19 2011 0183 32 Video from the oil sand mines of northern Alberta Canada The shovel is loading over burdon at around 70 to 90 ton each pass The 797 has a 400 ton pay load...

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P H Komatsu Mining Corp

The 4100 series introduced significantly greater payloads and ease-of-maintenance features that eclipsed all other shovels in the marketplace The launch of the 4100C BOSS with its special crawlers created a shovel that was perfect for the growing oil sands operations in Canada...

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Environmental Issues

Approximately 4 000 kg of overburden and oil sands must be mined to produce one barrel of oil 5 The material is removed by some of the largest hydraulic shovels in the world capable of scoop capacities exceeding 40 cubic meters and transferred to processing facilities by dump trucks 5 Figure 2-12...

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Parametric Simulation of Shovel

Parametric Simulation of Shovel-Oil Sands Interactions During Excavation performance of hydraulic shovels for oil sands extraction in the ADAMS simulation environment in oil sands...

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oil sands hydraulic shovels mining

oil sands hydraulic shovels mining Home / Project Case / oil sands hydraulic shovels mining Related Posts hydraulic mining shovels Most of these increases were achieved in smaller products and units dozers graders drills while the numbers of mining trucks hydraulic shovels/excavators and wheel loaders all declined modestly...

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Our history Komatsu Mining Corp

4100C Boss electric rope shovel specifically for the growing oil sands industry in 2001 P H High production flexible conveyor train model 4FCT in 2002 Joy Centurion Electrical Control system for electric rope shovels in 2004 P H...

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What Really Happens at an Oil Sands Mine

Oct 06 2015 0183 32 Join Keith and Rita in Conversations That Matter a series of short videos about Alberta s oil sands the Alberta Energy Regulator s role in protecting what matters most For more Conversations...

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oil sands hydraulic shovels mining

Surface mining of oil sands in Canada Developments A variety of equipment is used to surface mine oil sands including bucket wheel excavators/conveyors draglines hydraulic shovels and off...

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Mining machines Komatsu shovel loading truck

Mar 30 2011 0183 32 The new Komatsu PC8000 hydraulic shovel loading a 797F mining truck in a Chilean copper mine Komatsu shovel loading truck Komatsu PC-8000 at Kearl Oil Sands...

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6090 FS Hydraulic Shovel

That is why we updated the design of the 6090 FS in accordance with the principles of MDG 41 and 15 and offer this standard not as an option or upgrade Some examples of the safety-enhancing features of the 6090 FS hydraulic mining shovel includes the following Machine Access...

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Electric Rope Shovels

® Electric Rope Shovels are designed to have an operating life of 120 000 hours making them a viable option for mines with estimated lives that meet or exceed a timeframe of 20 years Industry-leading safety features of the electric rope shovel protect your most valuable asset your people keeping operations running consistently...

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Suncor Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl Oil Sands

Looking for a good career with great pay in the oil sands of Alberta Then check out these available oilsands mining jobs in and around Fort McMurray Alberta North American Construction Group is now hiring for all kinds of Heavy Equipment Operators Grader Dozer Excavator Haul Truck all Labourers Health and Safety Welders Mechanics Technicians and many more...

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oil sands hydraulic shovels mining

oil sands hydraulic shovels mining - crusherasia oil sands hydraulic shovels mining Stone crushing equipment is designed to achieve maximum productivity and high reduction ratio From large primary jaw crusher and impact crusher to cone crusher Get Price...

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Oil Sands Mining

In surface mining companies use trucks and shovels to scoop up oil sands from the ground The oil sands are then transported to extraction plants where bitumen heavy oil is separated from the sand A company might decide to sell its extracted bitumen as a product on its own Alternatively it might decide to further upgrade the bitumen to...

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Mining for Bitumen Oil Sands Magazine

OIL SANDS MINING PIT Typically a truck-and-shovel operation oil sands is excavated from the mine pit using hydraulic or electric shovels A typical shovel load of is about 90 tonn Mined oil sands normally contains from 7 to 13 bitumen by weight The oil sands is trucked to the Ore Preparation Plant using large heavy haulers...

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Surface Mining Techniques used in the Oil Sands Oil

Oil sands mining operations are some of the largest mines in the world Although open-pit oil sands mines have a lot in common with traditional hard-rock mines such as gold or copper oil sands operators have some unique challenges due to the softness of the deposit Learn more about surface mining techniques used in the oil sands...

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How do you get oil from tar sands

Large electrical or hydraulic shovels are used to dig up the tar sands and then dumped into a truck that carries it to an extraction plant Oil shale may require mining Neither of these is...

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Evolution of Mining Equipment in the Oil Sands Oil Sands

The norm in oil sands is 4 passes - ie 4 shovel loads are required to fill a dump truck This is normally completed in less than 2 minutes ELECTRIC SHOVELS Electric rope and pulley shovels are the workhorse of oil sands mining Electric shovels are reliable and relatively low cost to operate However electric shovels are tethered to a...

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Extreme Machines Earth Movers Pictures

Aug 17 2010 0183 32 From mining the oil sands of Alberta to boring under the English Channel some of the most extreme machines made by man are devoted to digging The world s largest hydraulic shovel...

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ALBERTA OIL SANDS INDUSTRY

Hydraulic power shovels transfer the ore to heavy hauler trucks which transport it to crushers where it is mixed with warm water and fed through a hydrotransport system to an extraction plant The mixture of oil sand and water is Investment in new oil sands mining op 173...

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Daniel Amevor PEng CMRP PMP CRE

Providing engineering support for BI-495 electric shovels and Hitachi EX8000 hydraulic shovels at the oil sands mining site located in Fort Mcmurray Alberta Heavy Mobile Maintenance Engineer...

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