A significant part of Nampa’s economy is based upon agriculture and agricultural service industries. Richardson International has purchased the Great Northern Grain terminal in the Village of Nampa and the company promises the grain producers an upgrade.The upgrades will offer an increase of 14,000 tonnes of storage and will double the facility’s rail car loading capabilities, bringing the total that can be filled to 104.
The Nampa acquisition is Richardson’s fourth in the Peace country in the last two years, including the purchase of crop input centres in Falher,Fairview and Manning in 2010.
Richardson International is Canada’s largest privately owned agribusiness and has served farmers across the country for 155 years. Based in Winnipeg, Richardson has over 1700 employess in Canada and is a world wide handler and merchandiser of all major Canadian grown grains and oilseeds.Richardson is one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing.
The forest and oil industries are of significant economic benefit to the Village of Nampa.
The Boucher Brother Lumber Mill has provided employment and business opportunities for residents of the Village of Nampa and the surrounding area. Development of the Shell In-Situ Oil Sand Plant, located 50 kilometers northeast of Nampa, has created numerous benefits to the community.
Vacant industrial and residential lots are available for development in the Village of Nampa.