New private terminal in the works at Edmonton International Airport

EDMONTON – The company behind the Edmonton Shell Aerocentre is building another private terminal at Edmonton International Airport.

“We are excited to have a new facility to offer to aircraft owners,” said David Robertson, president of YEG Shell Aerocentre Inc. “I am optimistic to have the facility operational by Nov. 1, 2013, but we’ll see what the weather brings.”

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Proposed transit terminal dropped from Montrose site

After collectively showing their disdain with plans to build a transit terminal in the field to the south of the Montrose Cultural Centre, a group of concerned citizens have kept the slate clean in what has been referred to as Grande Prairie’s jewel.

More than 12 people – most of who were opposed to the idea – presented to a council committee of the whole meeting Monday, which led the committee to exclude a transit terminal as a possible fit for the currently vacant land.

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City council to move park-and-ride terminal to Chinook Winds

Airdrie City council is moving the Co-op park-and-ride terminal to Chinook Winds Park as an interim solution for parking problems in the area starting in March. The solution will be in place until the summer of 2014.

The decision was made at a regular council meeting, Jan. 21, as a result of concerns expressed by the management of Airdrie’s Calgary Co-op, which has hosted an unofficial park-and-ride facility since Oct. 21, 2010.

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Canexus raises $75M to expand oil terminal

CALGARY — Petroleum transporter Canexus Corp. is raising $75 million to fuel an expansion of its Edmonton-area terminal, it announced Thursday.

The company said the funds, the result of a bought deal financing in which 9.5 million shares will be sold to a syndicate of underwriters for $7.90 each, could grow to $83 million if an overallotment is exercised.


Transit terminal location set

One thing made clear by the City of Grande Prairie’s public works committee Tuesday is that the Montrose Cultural Centre is the most suitable location for the new transit terminal.

While administration is still working out design details, the public works committee made a motion to move forward with the location, which pins the new transit terminal on 101 Avenue near 98 Street, just to the south of the Montrose Cultural Centre.


Enbridge plans $1.8-billion pipeline from Edmonton to Hardisty

EDMONTON – Enbridge says it has received the support of oil shippers for a $1.8-billion pipeline project linking Edmonton and Hardisty, the hub for Alberta’s oil exports.

The project will include a 36-inch, 179-kilometre pipeline along with new tankage and terminal facilities in both Edmonton and Hardisty.

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