What's in the July PEGG
 Please check the July PEGG on the specified pages for more information on the items listed or link to the stories where indicated

Ian Anderson Translates
Electronic Data Interchange Into Business Success/ 1

Electronic Data Interchange is changing the way companies do business and Ian Anderson, P.Eng., is aiding them utilize such automated electronic interchange of information.

Women in the Workplace,
Achieving Harmony Conference/ 1

The PEGG reports on a conference held May 21-23 in Vancouver with a focus on the challenges women working in engineering and science still face in traditionally male-dominated fields.

President's Notebook / 3

President Dan Motyka, P.Eng., examines the participation of geoscientists in APEGGA and the Association's involvement with earth scientists.

C-TEP Rolling Along / 3

The Centre for Transportation Engineering and Planning is providing a new avenue for research and technology transfer in Alberta.

Letters / 4

Member Services / 4

APEGGA Director of Communications Trevor Maine, P.Eng., reviews a number of the member services offered through APEGGA.

Practice Standard / 4

The Practice Standards Committee seeks input for the guidelines on Professional Designations, Professional Stamps, and Permit Stamps.

Council Briefs / 5

Discipline disclosure rules and a practice Review Board report on pressed plate wooden trusses were part of a busy agenda at APEGGA Council's June 18 meeting.

CCGP Responds / 6

The Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists has responded to a recent Ontario report on mining standards.

Oil & Gas Degree Offered at U of C / 6

The University of Calgary is introducing a new degree program in oil and gas engineering.

Former President Bill Blair, P.Geoph., Dies / 6


Convictions for P.Eng. Misuse / 6

APEGGA and its Ontario counterpart have been successful in obtaining convictions against individuals unlawfully using the P.Eng. designation.

Y2K & Liability / 7

As part of a series on the millenium bug, The PEGG reprints an article focusing on some legal and liability aspects of the Y2K questions

Evaluation Engineers / 8

The Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers has a Canadian presence in Calgary.

CCAT Provides Meeting Point / 8

Promoting the business of high-tech is a priority of the Calgary Council for Advanced Technology.

Sewer Story Unearthed / 9

There's a history to the development of sanitary sewer systems in Calgary and Edmonton.

Matrikon on the Move / 10

Edmonton-headquartered Matrikon Consulting Inc. is selling industrial computer automation and process control services worldwide.

Have Your Say / 11

The PEGG's cartoon feature.

The CIM at 100 / 12

The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum is 100 years old in 1998. Bill Corbett outlines CIM's history.

Norman Wardlaw's Unconventional Advice
For Conventional Fields

Following up on a distinguished academic career, Norman Wardlaw, P.Geol., PhD, continues to contribute towards extending the life of mature oil fields.

In the News / 14

Pooling Together / 15

Norma Ramage concludes a two-part series on how companies and agencies are pooling their research efforts.

RBI Solutions / 16

Peter Timmins, P.Eng., PhD., of RBI Inc. has developed interactive inspection and maintenance systems for process industries.

Valley Walk / 17

A new publications, The Valley Beneath Our Feet, guides visitors through the geology of Edmonton's River Valley.

Morrison Hershfield / 18

Morrison Hershfield has been offering innovative consulting solutions for more than half a century.

Geo-Triad '98 Does Well / 19

A new teaching well on the The University of Calgary campus is one legacy of Geo-Triad '98, the joint convention of CSPG, CSEG, and CWLS.

Registration / 20

Careers / 21

PEGG These Dates / 22

APEGGA Calendar / 22

Lewis Nakatsui Has New Ideas On the Home Front / 24

Canada is the forefront of homebuilding, says Lewis Nakatsui, P.Eng., president of the Canadian Home Builders' Association.

No August PEGG

Please note, The PEGG does not publish in August. The next PEGG will be published in early September. Deadline for the September PEGG is noon, Aug. 14.

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