Peace River, AB
Northwestern Alberta’s town of Peace River is located along the banks of the Peace River, 486 km northwest of Edmonton and 200km north of Grand Prairie. Its population of about 6,240, serves a trading area of over 15,000 people.
While Peace River is a ‘government town,’ with the Government of Alberta being its largest employer, resource extraction industries like forestry and agriculture also contribute to the local economy. Peace River’s proximity to the Peace River Oil Sands, Alberta’s largest oil sands deposit, also has a large impact on the local economy. The oil and gas industry and the services that support employ a great many people in the area.
The town provides residents with an assortment of amenities, including public transit, a busy municipal airport, public and separate board elementary schools, postsecondary education, comprehensive parks and recreation facilities and convenient access to healthcare.
The area enjoys a continental climate: low year-round precipitation results in low humidity levels that make the summer heat and winter cold seem less extreme. Despite the temperate climate, residents experience four full seasons, including a winter cold enough to form ice over the Peace River and beautiful warm and sunny summers.
Other Services We Offer
With a rich 36 year history, Focus provides an extensive range of services through our Geomatics, Facilities Engineering, Transportation, Pipelines and Land Development / Municipal divisions.
Geomatics delivers a full complement of advanced technical solutions, including land surveying, oil and gas surveying, construction surveying, global positioning technologies, geographic information systems, digital mapping and remote sensing, 3D laser scanning, 3D planning and pipeline construction & integrated surveys.
Facilities Engineering specializes in the following engineering disciplines: process, project, piping, civil, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, metering and automation, as well as Procurement, Construction Management, Gas Compression and Storage, Gas Processing and Treating, Pipelines, Power Generation, Oil Projects & SAGD Facilities; and Wellsites & Tie-ins.
Transportation concentrates on Construction Management, Planning, Structures, Engineering, Resource Roads and Owner’s Engineer services.
Pipeline & Integrity provides expertise and experience in all aspects of pipeline work including Pipeline Legal and Engineering Surveys, Pipeline Construction As-Built Surveys, Pipeline Integrity Surveys and Pipeline Data Management.
Lastly, our Land Development/ Municipal division specializes in Community Infrastructure, International Land Management, Land Development, Land Use Planning, Landscape Architecture, Water & Wastewater Treatment, and Water Resources Engineering.