The Separation of the Bitumen from Alberta Bituminous Sands

A MEETING between representatives of the Scientific and Industrial Research Council of Alberta and the Deputy Minister of Mines for Canada was held at Edmonton in May, 1929, for the purpose of formulating a co-operative plan for. carrying forward studies in aid of the development of commercial methods for utilizing the bituminous sands of Alberta. It was agreed that to the Alberta Research Council should be allocated the general problem of investigation of the processes for the separating of bitumen from the sands, including studies of methods of emulsifying, dehydrating and otherwise preparing separated bitumen for industrial applications.
Keywords: Alberta, Alberta, bitumen, plant, sand, silicate, bitumen, Laboratory, Plants, Sand, Separation, silicate, Silicates, Water, Waters
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