Heartland 101: Lighting the Way at Industrial Facilities
Think: reduce, reuse, recycle. You might picture a blue bag stuffed with common items such as plastic yogurt containers, cardboard cereal boxes and aluminum soup cans. It’s also possible to apply the three Rs to lighting. Large industrial facilities like those in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland do just that. Initiatives at industrial sites are helping reduce the environmental impact of lights while still ensuring safe working conditions. The Purpose of Proper Lighting The glow from an i...
Babas & Borshch Gives Back to the Community
During a Festival wrap-up presentation to Lamont County Council on December 9th, Festival Coordinator Hazel Anaka announced a $5000 donation for the establishment of a Lamont County Church Preservation Fund. “This is exactly the sort of community building initiative we imagined when the idea of this new Lamont County tourism event (Babas & Borshch) was first proposed to Council in February 2013,” said Jim Newman, Manager of Economic Development for Lamont County. “We were sensitive to...
Great Turnout at the Industrial Heartland Evening
The first Lamont County Industrial Heartland Information Evening held on December 2, 2014, in Lamont was a great success. The Meeting room at the Lamont Hall was crowded with over 100 people as residents came to speak with Industry representatives, organizations and County staff from various departments. Display tables set up by industry included Atco Energy Solutions, Enbridge, Trans Canada and MCSNet, while organizations and agencies included Life in the Heartland, Fort Air Partnership,...
Heartland 101: Managing Noise Using Google Earth
A first-in-the-world plan to manage noise on a regional basis will be implemented soon in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. This will include an online tool to allow anyone to view regional noise outputs overlaid on Google Earth with the ability to zoom in or out of specific locations. The Regional Noise Management Plan was created by the 25 member facilities of the Northeast Capital Industrial Association (NCIA) in partnership with the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Alberta Utilities Comm...
Lamont County Industrial Heartland Information Evening
Please join us for an information update from industry and industry-related organizations within Lamont County's Industrial Heartland, on December 2, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lamont Hall Meeting Room (4844 49 St., Lamont). Industry representatives and Lamont County department staff will set up booths, and be available to answer all your questions about Lamont County's Industrial Heartland and County operations. A light meal and refreshments will be provided. Current participating compan...
Heartland 101: Salt Cavern Storage
Underground salt formations are used as a safe and cost effective method for hydrocarbon storage across North America. In Alberta’s Industrial Heartland, the Lotsberg Formation provides millions of barrels of storage for industry operating in the region. Development of the region’s naturally occurring massive, underground salt formation began more than four decades ago. In 1971, Chevron Canada created the area’s first underground storage caverns at what is now Keyera. Since then, many...
Canexus Announces First Receipt of Cold Lake Blend at NATO Unit Train Facility
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2014) - Canexus Corporation (TSX:CUS) (the "Corporation" or "Canexus") today announced first receipt of Cold Lake Blend ("CLB") product, following completion of the tie-in of the Cold Lake pipeline system to its North American Terminal Operations ("NATO"). The NATO facility is now capable of loading both Access Western Blend product from MEG Energy Corp.'s Stonefell Terminal and CLB from Lamont Station. "I am very pleased to be loading unit trains...
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