Construction Crane

Set against white sandy soil, an incredible array of brightly coloured complex equipment and parts stands in sharp relief. The Kearl Oil Sands Project, set to evolve through three phases, has been beset by cost overruns and delays. A plan to ship large units along US highways to Alberta encountered a public backlash, forcing Imperial to reassemble them in smaller loads.

 

 

 

Beautiful Destruction, pp. 34-35

Imperial Oil-Exxon Mobil Kearl Oil Sands Project, Alberta, Canada

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+57° 23′ 13.22″, -111° 4′ 6.04″


Google Earth
+57° 23′ 13.22″, -111° 4′ 6.04″

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