NAIT opens $12 million trades facility

November 29, 2007

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology celebrated the opening of its new $12 million Shell Manufacturing Centre this week. The facility is a "one-stop shop" for leading manufacturing technology education and service. Shell gave $2.5 million towards the facility, and established $500,000 in trades bursaries and entrance scholarships. Western Economic Diversification Canada contributed $3.1 million, and the Alberta government gave a further $1.5 million. The facility will accomodate 400 students per year.