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Legacy and growth sectors include:
- 287,625 acres of arable farmland
- 354,825 acres of pasture
The region is home to metal fabricators for energy and agricultural producers. Due to the vital ag sector, value-added food processors have also carved out a niche, including:
- Alberta Bison Ranch
- Hog Wild Specialties
- Royal Elk Products
- Sangudo Custom Meats
- Alta Agri-Foods
- Country Fresh Water
About 13% of provincial aggregates can be found within the Upper Athabasca region. Aggregate extraction is the primary industrial activity in the County’s watersheds.
Sand and gravel are used in road construction, ground fill, backfill in mines, railway beds, ice control on roads, and they are aggregate components of asphalt and concrete. Local producers include:
- Alberta Rock Products Onoway Pit
- McMillan Sand & Grave
INFRASTRUCTURE AND INVESTMENT
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- Funding opportunities
- Site selection – location information
- Land/space and business costing information
- Community business supports
- Business-to-business and networking
- Real estate community
- Other levels of government
- Employment resources
Our unique rural region features:
Thanks in large part to the Lac Ste. Anne Foundation, the County also has a healthy supply of supportive and independent living facilities for seniors throughout the region.
The County has two industrial nodes designated for development – one industrial zoned private development bordering the Town of Onoway and one on the south border of the Town of Mayerthorpe. Both locations have great major highway access and could be developed with full services.
The potential also exists to develop several sites in and around The Town of Onoway:
- 21.87 acres of industrial zoned land
- ½ section of land zoned as industrial, with several parcel of 3-5 acres currently available
- 144.33 acres currently zoned Urban Reserve, but suitable for commercial/industrial development