$50 million Invested in Water Infrastructure in the Industrial Heartland

Alberta is investing more than $50 million in the Designated Industrial Zone to help boost investment, create jobs and attract major petrochemical projects to the province.   The Designated Industrial Zone (DIZ) in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland (AIH) launched in 2022 to streamline regulatory approvals and support infrastructure development while maintaining world-class environmental standards. The program […]

Fortune Minerals Announces U.S. Government Funding to Accelerate the NICO Critical Minerals Project Development

Expanding domestic production of cobalt for the battery supply chain & energy transition LONDON, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQB: FTMDF) (“Fortune” or the “Company”) (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce that the United States Department of Defense (“DoD”) has awarded the Company a US$6,380,555 (~C$8.74 million) grant under the Defense Production Act (“DPA”) Title III […]

ATCO Energy Systems Announces Its Largest Ever Energy Infrastructure Project Yellowhead Mainline To Drive Economic Growth In Alberta

CALGARY, AB, May 8, 2024 /CNW/ – Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX: CU) The Yellowhead Mainline will support energy, petrochemical, building materials and hydrogen projects that use natural gas and carbon capture technology to produce products that the world demands with lower emissions than previously possible. The Yellowhead Mainline will also reinforce the natural gas network and contribute […]

AIHA Annual Conference 2024

Set against the backdrop of one of Canada’s most vibrant industrial regions, this conference brings together industry leaders, innovators, policymakers, and stakeholders for a dynamic exchange of ideas, insights, and opportunities. Date: September 19, 2024 Venue: Edmonton Convention Centre, Hall D Time: 9 AM-4 PM This 1000-person event sells out every year. Learn more on […]

Opinion: Hydrogen will drive Alberta into the future

Edmonton Journal April 22, 2024 Link to story With the best and brightest of the new energy landscape descending upon Edmonton this week for the Canadian Hydrogen Convention, some praise is due to the industry driving our province into the future while anchoring us in our past and present strengths.  Hydrogen is a promise with […]

Celebrating 25 Years

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) is proudly celebrating its 25th anniversary as a cornerstone of economic development, innovation, and sustainability in the province. From its inception, AIHA has been committed to promoting responsible industrial development that balances economic growth with environmental stewardship. The Association has consistently worked towards creating a sustainable and resilient industrial heartland, setting […]

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association Unveils New Logo

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), the organization that represents economic development for Alberta’s Industrial Heartland (AIH), has launched a new logo and brand identity. “Our new logo encapsulates the essence of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland – Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region and a hub of innovation and economic growth,” say Mark Plamondon, AIHA’s executive director. “With […]

AIH Receives Historic Funding in Government of Alberta Budget 2024

It was a historic day for Alberta’s Industrial Heartland regarding the Government of Alberta’s Budget 2024. These three mentions improve the competitiveness of our $45 billion region and illustrates how serious Alberta is to growing and supporting a low-carbon economy. AIH continues to gain international attention due to our competitive advantages and collaborative approach to […]

Canadian Petrochemical Summit Gathers Industry Leaders to Kananaskis

The Canadian Petrochemical Summit, hosted by Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), the premier gathering of industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders, is set to convene on June 11-13, 2024 at the Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge in Kananaskis, Alberta. This annual Summit promises to be a cornerstone event, spotlighting the latest advancements, fostering collaboration, and shaping the […]