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Only one company so far is producing oil from Alberta tar sands and Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (GCOS) has lost about $70 million on its nine years of operation. Still, Kenneth Heddon, GCOS president, shown on visit to Ontario Science Centre with model of one of company's huge - and hugely expensive - mining machines, says that in long run our investment will be justified - but we'll have to wait. Open in full size

Only one company so far is producing oil from Alberta tar sands and Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (GCOS) has lost about $70 million on its nine years of operation. Still, Kenneth Heddon, GCOS president, shown on visit to Ontario Science Centre with model of one of company's huge - and hugely expensive - mining machines, says that in long run our investment will be justified - but we'll have to wait.

Picture, 1976, English

Only one company so far is producing oil from Alberta tar sands and Great Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (GCOS) has lost about $70 million on its nine years of operation. Still, Kenneth Heddon, GCOS president, shown on visit to Ontario Science Centre with model of one of company's huge - and hugely expensive - mining machines, says that in long run our investment will be justified - but we'll have to wait.

Picture, 1976, English

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Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Collective Biography - Men - HEAT

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0128278f