NAIT welcomes apprentices to new campus in Spruce Grove

Monday, September 11, 2017

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NAIT’s Spruce Grove Campus welcomes its first intake of apprentices today. The facility west of Edmonton is the new home to the polytechnic’s Crane and Hoisting programs.

These programs were previously located in Nisku, Alta., on leased land. Seven cranes are currently on site in Spruce Grove. The largest has a maximum extension capability of 60 meters (200 feet), equal to a 14- to 16-storey building. Later this year, training will be further enhanced with the introduction of simulation technology.

The campus is located on 134 acres of land, which provides the flexibility …

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Category: Workforce Development

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“In Spruce Grove we have everything in the way of retail businesses, excellent schools and first-class sport facilities all right here.” 

Braven Blackwell, President, Seljax

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“We chose Spruce Grove because it had the best real estate prices in the area compared to other industrial parks.”

Tim Martin, General Manager, Cross Country Infrastructure Services Canada Inc.

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“The feeling of home and family orientated culture has allowed us to retain our most valuable asset, our people.”

Neil Matheson, CFO, Thompson Construction Group

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“The City has the space we need—store frontage with lots of traffic and warehouse space.”

Rik Kaminsky, Co-Owner and CEO, Solaré Canada Inc.

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“Locating in Spruce Grove is prime for us.  We need to be centrally located in the province to reach our customers and move our products.”  

Anthony Worbeck, Sales Director, ACKT Industries

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“Retaining long-term employees is key. It’s difficult to do, but we’ve done it in Spruce Grove.”

Jack Seguin, Owner, Alberta Precast Products