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Energy from the ground up in Fort McMurray

Tim and I had the pleasure of attending a Rotary District conference in Ft McMurray in 2001 and while that was a lonnnggg time ago, we remember that it was a beautifully situated community with loads of friendly people. 1,090 more words

District Governor

WestJet launches nonstop flights from the Canadian oil sands to the Vegas desert lights

WestJet (Calgary) today (June 24) launches new nonstop, twice-weekly service between Las Vegas and Fort McMurray, Alberta. Today’s inaugural flight represents even more service to Fort McMurray as part of a major expansion of flights into the oil sands region. 19 more words

Boeing

Fort MCMURRAY ALBERTA 1987

In 1987 I worked on a computer contract for SUNCOR at Fort Mac. Not very long into my contract we had an explosion in one of the buildings on site, right next to the administration building which housed the computer systems department. 141 more words

Alberta Oil Sands

Fort MCMURRAY ALBERTA 1987

In 1987 I worked on a computer contract for SUNCOR at Fort Mac. Not very long into my contract we had an explosion in one of the buildings on site, right next to the administration building which housed the computer systems department. 141 more words

Alberta Oil Sands

Tire Ice

Not all of the weird ice is in the river.  These interesting ice features developed on the wheels of our truck during a long drive to Fort McMurray, Alberta for breakup 2000.  36 more words

Nature

Massive Ice Floe

Documenting ice floes on the Athabasca River , AB (Canada), April 28, 2001

Claudine Girouard (an alumnus of the UofA River Ice Group) steps up to measure a huge ice floe left behind after an ice run passed by the Water Intake on the Athabasca River at Fort McMurray, AB.  44 more words

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Athabasca River Aufeis

Aufeis on the Athabasca River, AB (Canada), April 1, 2003

Aufeis (ice on top of ice) forms when trickles of water freeze; each new trickle freezes on top of the previous ice and, over the winter, massive ice accumulations can form.  69 more words

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