This Canadian photographer documents the massive transformations of the Earth by heavy industry. From opencast mining, quarries and railway cuttings; to oilfields, refineries, dam building and coal depots; to vast factories, shipyards, recycling depots and rubbish heaps, Burtynsky's large-scale photographs are panoramas of human endeavour.
This site has more information on Burtynsky and examples of his work.
There is a documentary film, Manufactured Landscapes, showcasing his work and exploring some of the bizarre places he has visited.
Burtynsky's own website is here.