Edmonton Industries & Businesses
Energy + Diversity + Momentum = EDMonton
Edmonton has energy, and lots of it. The energy of northern Alberta’s vast oil, gas and coal resources. The energy of a diversified, innovative economy that created 45,900 jobs in only 12 months. The energy of a young, skilled workforce. The energy of students learning in some of Canada’s leading schools, colleges and universities.
Edmonton’s energy isn’t only about natural resources, either. Our economy is more diversified than those of Toronto, Montreal or Calgary, as ranked by the Conference Board of Canada. Edmontonians excel at:
- Advanced technologies: We are committed to the search for cleaner energy sources and to innovation in agriculture, medicine, education and manufacturing.
- Construction: Our contractors build the largest projects in northern Alberta and across North America.
- Energy: The world’s third-largest oil reserves and vast deposits of coal and natural gas are at our doorstep.Financial services: Edmonton hosts the head offices of Alberta’s top three banking institutions and one of Canada’s biggest asset managers.
- Environmental services: We are making large investments to pioneer applied technologies for urban waste management, carbon capture and storage, and more.
- Life Sciences: The University of Alberta is the heart of a bio-medical cluster that connects classrooms, research labs and institutions, clinics, hospitals and industry.
- Manufacturing: Edmonton’s industrial muscle extends to metal fabrication, machinery and many other manufactured products.
- Petrochemicals: The region is Canada’s largest producer of petrochemicals.
- Transportation: Our efficient, high-capacity infrastructure moves people, finished goods and commodities worldwide.
Browse this section of our website to learn more about Edmonton’s diverse industries and to read profiles of some of Edmonton’s most exciting businesses. Then to learn more about Edmonton’s diverse business community, contact:
Interim Vice President, Enterprise Edmonton
Northern Alberta is looking to hire skilled trades and staff professionals like you. Find your opportunity at http://opportunityawaits.com/.