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AECON MINING @ WORK

Aecon Mining has been purpose-built to serve our clients across Canada offering turn-key services for both mine installations and contract mining. Spanning the scope of a project’s life cycle, Aecon Mining is involved in all aspects of mining projects from resource extraction, to process and reclamation.

With the added benefit of services from Aecon’s Energy and Infrastructure suite of capabilities, Aecon Mining delivers comprehensive services with a reputation for reliability and performance.

Through a combined skilled workforce of over 2,000 employees and a modern fleet of more than 600 pieces of heavy and specialty equipment, Aecon Mining performs at the highest industry standards, starting with the “Safety First” core value.

Aecon Mining is focused on a clear mandate: become the preferred contractor in Canada’s mining industry coast-to-coast.

BACKLOG, As at December 31, 2012

$311 million

 

AECON MINING @ WORK

Rocanville Mine

Aecon is installing the interior at PotashCorp’s new process mill in Rocanville, Saskatchewan. The scope of work for the project includes the installation of all utilities and equipment for the new mill, including the process piping, electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, HVAC, and all processing equipment in the mill.

Oil Sands Mining

With a workforce peaking at 1,000 employees, Aecon provides a host of services to major oil sands projects in Fort McMurray, Alberta including SuncorEnergy's New Millennium and North Steep Bank Mines, Syncrude's Base and Aurora Mines, and ConocoPhillips' Surmont Sag D site.

Potash Mining

Aecon performed site preparation and early works for the development of a new potash mine near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The work included site grading, construction of temporary roads, preparation of sediment ponds, and layouts for the camp.

Picadilly Mine

Aecon completed the installation of mechanical equipment, process and utility piping systems, and electrical and control systems for PotashCorp’s Picadilly site near Sussex, New Brunswick.

Endako Mine

Aecon installed all of the interior structural steel, equipment, piping, electrical and control systems at Thompson Creek’s Endako Molybdenum mine site at Fraser Lake, British Columbia.

WHERE THE AECON MINING TEAM IS HARD AT WORK:

AECON 2012 REVENUE FROM MINING SECTOR:

41% Infrastructure ($1.215 Billion)

35% Energy ($1.019 Million)

23% Mining ($677 Million)

 1% Concessions ($42 Million)

Total ($2.947 Billion)

Along with Aecon's Utilities business, Aecon Mining is a primary driver of revenue that doesn't go through hard backlog. In 2012, Aecon's recurring revenue represented approximately $750 million or 25% of overall revenue.

 
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OVERVIEW OF AECON MINING

Market Focus:

  • Minerals
  • Oil Sands
  • Potash

Capabilities:

  • Mine-site Infrastructure
  • Turnkey Mine Installation
  • Contract Mining Services
  • Resource Extraction, Processing and Reclamation

Major Clients:

  • Barrick Gold
  • BHP Billiton
  • Cameco
  • ConocoPhillips
  • De Beers
  • Rio Tinto
  • Suncor Energy
  • Syncrude
  • PotashCorp
  • Vale SA
  • Xstrata

OPPORTUNITIES IN THE MINING SECTOR

The business of extracting and processing Canada’s natural resources helps drive economic development around the world.

  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador estimates that upwards of $15 billion of investment in mining projects is projected to occur over the next 10 years.
  • The annual gross domestic product of mining in Canada’s north, which was $4.4 billion in 2011, is expected to reach $8.5 billion by 2020.
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Project: Endako Mine

Client: Hatch, Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc., Sojitz Corporation

Location: Fraser Lake, British Columbia (approximate location)

Fraser Lake britishcolumbia

Project: Rocanville Mine

Client: PotashCorp

Location: Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Rocanville saskatchewan

Project: Oil Sands Mining

Client: Multiple clients including Suncor Energy, Syncrude and ConocoPhillips

Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta

Fort McMurray alberta

Project: Picadilly Mine

Client: PotashCorp

Location: Sussex, New Brunswick

Sussex newbrunswick

Project: Potash Mining

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Saskatoon saskatchewan

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