Inventory of Major Projects

The following Inventory, excerpted from a province-wide inventory created by Alberta Finance and Enterprise, lists major projects in or near the GROWTH Alberta region valued at $5 million or greater that are planned, underway, or have recently been completed.

Company Name Project Description Project Location Cost in $ Millions Construction Schedule Remarks
Forestry & Related
Stoney Valley Contracting Ltd Roadwork Associated with proposed Gravel Pit Barrhead County No. 11 $7.0 2013 Proposed. 
Village of Clyde Pumphouse Alterations Westlock County $8.0   Proposed
Barrhead and District Social Housing Association Expansion of Hillcrest Lodge (new units plus kitchen upgrade) Barrhead $11.0   Proposed. Pending approval, construction could start Sept/Oct 2013
Oil & Gas
Steeper Energy Synthetic Crude Commercial Demonstration Plant (Biomass to Oil) Westlock County $30.00   Proposed.
Swan Hills Synfuels Coal Gasification Plant (also described as carbon capture and storage) Swan Hills $1,000 2013 On hold.  Project was originally proposed to start construction first half of 2013.
Oil Sands
Swan Hills Synfuels Power Generation Plant (300MW) Whitecourt $500.00  2015 On hold. Swan Hills/Whitcourt area
Town of Barrhead Aquatic Centre Barrhead $12.0   Proposed to start construction in 2014.  Estimated cost range $12M to $15M

Source: Alberta Finance and Enterprise, 2011.
Last updated: February 2, 2011.

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