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Two Clearstream workers killed in Fort Hills mine collision

December 30, 2020   by Canadian Press




Suncor Energy Inc. says it is standing down mine operations at an oil sands site in northern Alberta following the deaths of two workers.

Company spokeswoman Jennifer Lomas says a dozer hit a light-vehicle truck at the Fort Hills mine north of Fort McMurray about 5:30 p.m. Monday.

She had no other details about the accident.

The two workers were employed by Clearstream, a company contracted for services at the site.

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Provincial investigators with Occupational Health and Safety are at the scene.

Lomas says mine operations are on hold while the deaths are examined, but critical work is continuing.

(Canadian Press)


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