Immediate Past President Dennis
Passes Away at Age 61/ 1
Dennis A. Lindberg, P.Eng., who
in April completed his term as President of APEGGA, died July 23
in the North -
"Ice" Beneath Ice
The Ekati Diamond Mine, Canada's first diamond mine is about to begin production in the Northwest Territories
President's Notebook / 3
President Dan Motyka, P.Eng.,
reflects on the death of his predecessor,
Dennis Lindberg, P.Eng.
En Garde / 3
Based on a recent case, APEGGA's
Investigative Committee discusses what to keep in mind in
connection with non-competition agreements.
Letters / 4
A recent article on Canadian
Forces Station Alert has prompted reader comments.
Understanding Registration / 5
The PEGG begins a series
outlining the process by which individuals and corporations
become registered with APEGGA.
LEGO Attraction / 6
An APEGGA-sponsored LEGO exhibit
and related contests proved to be popular attractions at the
Alberta Provincial Museum this summer.
Wood Truss Training / 6
The Western Wood Truss Association of Alberta has developed a training program for carpenters engaged in erecting wood trusses.
With APEGGA 30 Years / 6
Cathy Armstrong recently was
feted for her 30 years as an APEGGA employee.
APEGGA Ads & PEGG Recognized /
Forces Ready To Battle Y2K / 7
The Canadian Forces has
mobilized to deal with the millennium bug.
Manning Awards / 8
The Ernest C. Manning Awards
continue to celebrate Canadian innovation. APEGGA members play an
important part in assessing candidates for the awards and have
also been in the winners' circle.
Discover E Camps / 8
The University of Alberta's
Discover E Camps had another successful summer.
New Math Curriculum / 9
APEGGA advised Alberta Education
on the new high school mathematics curriculum being introduced
APEGGA Outreach Volunteers / 9
Student Outreach Volunteers
recently were thanked for their efforts.
Cool Teachers / 9
Fourteen school teachers have
received APEGGA recognition for their efforts in stimulating
student interest in science and math.
Women's Club Executive / 10
Enforcement Review / 10
Darcie H. Greggs, P.Geol.,
Enforcement Review Committee chair, begins a series about the
Committee's activities and purpose.
Sino Survey / 12
The People's Republic of China is a major source of immigrant engineers coming to Canada.
APEGGA Deputy Registrar Al
Schuld, P.Eng., was part of a Canadian delegation which toured
China to survey and assess engineering education and
on Presses On
With Innovation / 12
Technology for natural gas
plants to control emissions, developed by Presson Manufacturing,
offers an example of Alberta innovation.
Kresta Has Learned To Teach
By Example / 13
The University of Alberta's
Suzanne Kresta, P.Eng., PhD, recipient of APEGGA's Early
Accomplishment Award, has built an impressive reputation as a
researcher and teacher. The article is the first in a series on
1998 Summit Award winners.
In the News / 14
A number of APEGGA members have
received awards and made career moves over the summer.
Listing / 16-17
The PEGG is pleased to publish
its annual listing of close to 70 affiliated technical societies
and key contacts within these organizations.
Professional Development / 18
APEGGA Continuing Professional
Development Program Co-ordinator Christine Smith explains aspects
of the PD program as it relates to university students,
Members-in-Training and Professional Members.
Careers / 19
Registration / 20-21
Pegg These Dates / 23
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