SAIT has opened a second Once Through Steam Generation (OSTG) laboratory in the University of Calgary’s Research Centre Building.
At Imperial’s Kearl project, there’s a corner of the oil sands mine property where grasses and bulrushes grow thick and tall in the summer. It’s a pilot project by Imperial to test the use of a constructed wetland to clean oil sands process-affected water.
A new research chair at the University of Calgary is poised to give oil sands companies a set of detailed guidelines to measure the success of wetland reclamation.
Nicknamed “Bugs and Veggies”, the outdoor growing trial is part of an effort to find novel ways to remove water from tailings more efficiently.
What if instead of disposing of goods, we could bring them back to their base components and then turn them into other products?
Up to 85 per cent of water is recycled in mining operations and up to 90 per cent in in situ operations.
In recognition of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021, COSIA profiles Samantha Heigl, a Program Coordinator on COSIA’s tailings team.