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Updates from Ports-to-Plains Alliance Corridors Associations ...

Updates from Ports-to-Plains Alliance Corridors Associations
The Ports-to-Plains Alliance Corridors Associations are busy throughout the year working to improve the infrastructure and business environment that allows commerce to thrive throughout the region. Hear reports on past year’s activities from the Ports-to-Plains Coalition, Heartland Expressway Association, Theodore Roosevelt Expressway Association and Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor.

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    Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor Update Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor Update Presentation Transcript

    • Medicine Hat, Alberta October 2 - 4, 2012
    • Mission Statement To Connect theEastern Alberta Trade Corridor To the World
    • Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor Is a major initiative led by three regional economic development alliances involving over 80 municipalities, post-secondary institutions, business & industry Palliser Economic PartnershipBattle River Alliance for Economic Development Northeast Alberta Information HUB
    • THE ALBERTA HUB REGIONThe northern portion of the EATC, the Alberta HUBregion includes the Cold Lake oil sands area, thesecond largest deposit in Canada as well as part ofthe Athabasca oil sands deposit the largest.Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, situated north east ofEdmonton, is just west of the Alberta HUB the region.The Alberta HUB is ideally position as a location formanufacturing activity to support the oil sands andhas excellent access to international markets withmajor highways, rail and air.
    • THE BRAED REGION Sits in the center EATC and is home to Alberta’s largest pipeline hub at Hardisty. The BRAED region has a very strong agriculture industry with a large base of crop land and beef cattle. The BRAED region has a strong and growing manufacturing base and ideally positioned as a location for manufacturing activity to support the oil sands.
    • THE PALLISER REGIONIs the southern portion of EATC, home tomajor natural gas resources and the Port ofWild Horse at the Canadian – United Statesborder.The region has a very strong agriculture baseand home to Alberta’s greenhouse industry,and significant irrigated crop lands.The Palliser region has a strong and growingmanufacturing base is also ideally positioned asa location for manufacturing activity to supportthe oil sands.
    • Encana Empress Gas Straddle Plant ATCO MidstreamEmpress Gas Straddle Plant
    • “Is the Place to Invest”Opportunities to provide products andservices to oil / gas developments, agriculture,manufacturing, transportation and Canadiandefence military bases.Highway 36, Alberta’s major high loadcorridor and Highway 41, at the Port ofWild Horse - connect the Eastern AlbertaTrade Corridor internationally and to theAlberta and Canadian marketplace.
    • What’s Going On in the Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor Approximately $129 billion – August 2012 Oil Sands - # of Projects 54 $115,291,000,000 CDN Infrastructure - # of Projects 60 $1,707,200,000 CDN Institutional - # of Projects 24 $590,200,000 CDN Pipelines - # of Projects 19 $7,840,000,000 CDN BioFuels - # of Projects 3 $230,600,000 CDN Power - # of Projects 10 $2,943,000,000 CDN
    • Summary of Major Construction Projects *August 2012 Project Sector # of Projects Value ($ Millions) CDN Bio-fuels 3 230.0 Chemicals & Petrochemicals 2 42.5 Commercial / Retail 3 32.8 Infrastructure 60 1,707.2 Institutional 24 590.2 Mining 1 30.0 Oil Sands 50 115,291.0 Other Industrial 4 68.5 Pipelines 19 7,804.0 Power 10 2,943.0 Residential 3 145.5 Tourism / Recreation 7 222.1 TOTAL 186 $129,106.8* Only projects > $5 million CDN **Since August 2011 increase of $1.4 Billion* Source: Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education
    • Inventory of Major Alberta Projects Summary, August 2012 ALBERTA EATC Value of Projects Value of Projects Project Sector # of Projects # of Projects ($ millions) Cdn ($ millions) Cdn Agriculture & Related 3 $45.40     Biofuels 7 $723.00 3 $230.00 Chemicals & Petrochemicals 5 $1,433.50 2 $42.50 Commercial/Retail 79 $7,104.50 3 $32.80 Commercial/Retail & Residential 3 $328.30     Forestry & Related 4 $126.50     Infrastructure 268 $18,383.40 60 $1,707.20 Institutional 115 $8,032.60 24 $590.20 Mining 5 $1,122.00 1 $30.00 Oil & Gas 18 $2,262.00     Oil Sands 63 $129,948.00 50 $115,291.00 Other Industrial 8 $167.70 4 $68.50 Pipelines 30 $8,619.80 19 $7,804.00 Power 27 $10,243.00 10 $2,943.00 Residential 100 $2,573.10 3 $145.50 Telecommunications 1 $6.00     Tourism/Recreation 74 $2,706.30 7 $222.10 810 $193,825.10 186 $129,106.80 Total % of Total 23.0% 66.6%Source Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education
    • Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor AGRICULTURE Is a major economic driver EATC’s share* of Albertas total number of cattle and calves is almost 40%. EATC’s share* of Albertas total on-farm livestock and poultry is also close to 40%. 37%* of Albertas total cropland is situated in the Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor.* Source of data 2011 Federal Census
    • Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor DIVERSIFICATION Is taking place Renewable energy, wind, solar, is a growing industry the Corridor New 83 Turbine Capital Power Wind Farm at Halkirk, Alberta – Population 122 Energy production: 150 megawatts Enough to power 50,000 homes
    • On September 27, 2012 the Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor was awarded theMunicipal Excellence Partnership Award by the Government of Alberta Congratulations and thank you to our80 plus municipalities who continue to support the three alliances and this initiative
    • Please contact anyone of our Executive Directors Representing theEastern Alberta Trade Corridor walter@palliseralberta.com bobbezpalko@albertahub.com contactbraed@braedalberta.ca www.albertatradecorridor.com