NOVA Chemicals launched the Polyethylene 1 Expansion Project on June 7 at their Joffre Site. The expanded polyethylene facilities will include a world-scale polyethylene reactor. This project and associated infrastructure represents a $900-million capital investment.
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Federation of Canadian Municipalities voted in favor of resolution at Annual General Meeting
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Saturday, June 1, 2013 – A resolution urging federal commitment to energy value chain expansion gained overwhelming support by the … Read the rest →
Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future recommends adding programs without delay
May 6, 2013 (Edmonton, Alberta)—Alberta Plus commends the all-party Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future for…
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April 16, 2013 (Edmonton, Alberta)—Adding value to Alberta’s energy resources could increase the province’s gross domestic product (GDP) by $6 billion a year, create 18,000 new jobs that pay $1.8 billion a year … Read the rest →
To provide a better understanding of the economic impacts of adding value to our natural resources, the members of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) commissioned University of Calgary Economist, Ron Schlenker of Schlenker Consulting Ltd. to undertake an analysis of the economic impacts of potential petrochemical and hydrocarbon processing investments in Alberta. The intent of the analysis is to provide a high level assessment of the general magnitude of the economic impacts to increase the understanding of the impacts that would be felt by the province as a whole.
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