Industry news at the beginning of summer indicated big things in Alberta construction. One of the most notable trends was (or is) found in the diversification of industries entering and operating within the province. Not that there is a changing of the guard per se, as the oil and gas sector will continue to be the driving force of Alberta economics for many decades to come. But it seems there is plenty of room to grow when it comes to other big businesses. The implications for the construction industry are becoming clear.