Feature: The Voice of Industry


Partnering for Prosperity

Home to small, medium and large industrial leaders, the 582 square kilometre area is much more than Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region; it’s an incubator for success.

While NCIA member companies share a commitment to environmental, socio-economic, and public safety programs, relationships continually evolve to reveal natural business synergies as well.

We nurture collaborative partnerships. We spark innovative ideas. We explore next level operational solutions.

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Creating a Vibrant Future

Optimized Resources

We’ve learned how to transform waste streams into shared value. Dynamic partnerships between companies are not only revealing efficiencies, they are driving the creation of innovative products and helping to reduce industry’s environmental footprint.

Shared Infrastructure

Be it river water intake facilities, truck and rail loading stations, or a planned Alberta carbon trunk line, NCIA members are doing their part to establish infrastructure that supports joint opportunities and regional success. Together, we are building local assets that will serve the community for years to come.

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Building a Legacy

Unmatched Opportunity

The Heartland is a location of choice because of its proximity to Alberta’s signature resources and the array of distinguished companies making their mark.


We work closely with community organizations and educational institutions to support, develop and train a skilled workforce for the future.

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Building Local and Diverse Talent

NCIA’s 22 member companies:

  • Spend over $2B annually to purchase goods and services in the region – not including utilities and feedstock for their operations.
  • Have invested more than $42B into manufacturing plants and infrastructure in the region and an additional $10-$15B is possible over the next 5-10 years.
  • Contribute more than $97M in yearly municipal taxes and $6.5M in education taxes.
  • Draw skilled professionals from the more than 1.2M people living in and around the area.
  • Collectively employ more than 7,900 people, which translates into a local payroll of more than $790M.
  • Provide a boost to local communities with 28,000 indirect job opportunities and counting.

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