Alberta’s Industrial Heartland’s Competitive Edge in Petrochemicals with Mark Plamondon

Learn more about Alberta’s Industrial Heartland’s captivating journey with host Victoria (King) Meyer and Mark Plamondon, P.Eng, MBA Executive Director of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association, on the latest episode of The Chemical Show. 🛢️ Low-Cost Feedstock and Carbon Capture: The industrial heartland’s low-cost feedstock and existing carbon capture infrastructure provide a competitive advantage, ensuring project derisking and creating a compelling […]

DOW’S HISTORIC INVESTMENT DECISION SIGNALS A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR ALBERTA’S INDUSTRIAL HEARTLAND

Dow Chemical Canada announces that it will proceed with the Fort Saskatchewan Path2Zero expansion project, the world’s first net-zero ethylene manufacturing and derivatives facility located in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada – Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association congratulates Dow on their final investment decision to build the world’s first net-zero scope 1 and 2 […]

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association Welcomes New Government of Alberta Carbon Capture Incentive Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association Welcomes New Government of Alberta Carbon Capture Incentive Program   New incentive program will help companies reduce their emissions while improving the competitiveness of Canada’s largest hydrocarbon region, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta – Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) is applauding the Government of Alberta’s announcement of […]

Industry Pioneer Just Keeps Innovating

Ian MacGregor, the mind behind of some of Alberta’s biggest industrial projects is taking on a new challenge: a carbon negative energy facility in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland.  Ian MacGregor has fixed or built nearly everything in the energy industry, from drilling rigs to refineries. He’s an engineer because he could fix motorcycles when he was […]

2023 AIHA Annual Conference: Tickets SOLD OUT

Updated July 25, 2023 Conference tickets are now SOLD OUT. Please join our waitlist at aihaconference.com. ———————————————— This full-day networking conference welcomes over 1,000 attendees from across Canada to Edmonton to explore the opportunities in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. The event highlights activity in the Industrial Heartland, offers policy-related insights on topics important to our industry, […]

Dow selects Linde as clean hydrogen and nitrogen partner for its proposed net-zero carbon emissions ethylene and derivatives complex in AIH

MIDLAND, Mich., April 25, 2023 — Dow (NYSE: DOW) announced today it has selected Linde (NYSE: LIN) as its industrial gas partner for the supply of clean hydrogen and nitrogen for its proposed net-zero carbon emissions1 integrated ethylene cracker and derivatives site in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. Final investment decisions for both the Dow and Linde projects are subject to […]

Op-Ed: The Beating Heart of the Alberta Advantage

In just under 70 years, a patch of farmland to the northeast of Edmonton has grown and transformed into the country’s largest hydrocarbon processing region and a world-class location for chemical, petrochemical, and energy investment. Alberta’s Industrial Heartland is one of Canada’s most critical economic hubs, employing over 7,000 people directly (and another +25,000 indirectly) […]

AIHA Annual Conference: September 14, 2023

This full-day networking conference welcomes over 1,000 attendees from across Canada to Edmonton to explore the opportunities in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. The event highlights activity in the Industrial Heartland, offers policy-related insights on topics important to our industry, and provides information on opportunities for investment. There are ample opportunities to network with industry experts and […]

Federal Budget Initiatives Enhance Competitiveness in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland

 Alberta, Canada – Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association welcomes initiatives announced in Budget 2023-24 that will enhance the competitiveness of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland (AIH) through targeted incentives and supports. Initiatives such as an Investment Tax Credits (ITC) for hydrogen production and a pending ITC for Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage will help level the playing field […]

Industrial Heartland Bridge Receives Upgrade Funding

Alberta Government Budget 2023 includes $8 billion for the Ministry of Transportation and Economic Corridors’ three-year capital plan, a $718-million increase compared with Budget 2022. Included in this is a direct commitment for $60.5 million over 3 years for the Vinca Bridge replacement. Vinca Bridge was announced in 2018 to support Alberta’s High Load Corridor […]