bio-mass in Whitecourt

Renewing Renewable Investment

Capstone Infrastructure develops, owns and operates thermal and renewable power generation facilities across Canada, generating power from wood waste supplied from nearby saw and pulp mills

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Value Add

Value Add

Three projects that are helping diversify Alberta’s forestry sector and creating economic opportunities along the way.

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Alberta 2.0: Innovation and Unique Technology Partnerships

Alberta’s technology sector is at the forefront of cutting-edge innovation and unique partnerships are helping set up the province for future advances

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Forest products

Tapping into By-products

West Fraser’s lignin recovery plant as a significant milestone in the growth of the Alberta bioeconomy

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strandboard wood mill

Re-Engineering Opportunity

High Prairie Forest Products is modernizing its High Prairie stud mill to will boost its capacity, while Tolko industries is preparing to reopen its strandboard mill after $70 million in upgrades

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Home on the Range

Alberta’s newest provincial parks peacefully co-exist with ranch country in the province’s southwestern region

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Lakeland College students

Alberta Post-Secondary Institutions Prepare Students for Economic Diversification

Alberta’s post-secondary institutions provide graduates with the experience they’ll need to thrive in a diversifying economy

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District Ventures IBM Innovation Space

Calgary-Based Innovation Accelerator Sees Promise in Lifesaving Technology

A new innovation accelerator in Calgary is helping tech companies define their markets and commercialize innovations

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DeepMind Alberta scientists

Global Artificial Intelligence Leader Taps Into University of Alberta Brain Power

England’s DeepMind chose Alberta’s capital as the home of its first international research lab

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Harvesting Technology

A new generation of Alberta farmers are embracing the digital era and reaping improved results

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