Shot of deep open pit mine at Oka, pit head building. MS, ZOOM OUT to ELS, of pit head building from various points of view. Several MSs, MLSs, of scoop of drag-line shovel at work on strip mining operation near Edmonton. PANs to power shovel. LSs of drag-line shovel at work, couple of trucks. HAMLS of surroundings of Thetford Mines and PAN to overview of village. HAS ZOOM OUT of diggings, serpentine road with one vehicle on it. HAS over street of Thetford Mine, evidence of mining activity all around. Cut to slope on huge pile of slag, dumping machinery at very top. LS of part of mine buildings. MCU of sides of slag heap. TILT UP dead tree encrusted with slag dust. Very LS of shovel loading heavy ore truck at an unidentified open pit mine. HALS of a few houses of a village, slag heaps in background overlooking the houses. Shot of side of slag heap, word "plaque" written on it.