What's in the June PEGG
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CCPE Honors Suzanne Kresta With
Young Engineer Achievement Award/ 1

For the second time in less than two months, Suzanne M. Kresta, P.Eng, PhD, has received a major award presented to engineers having made significant achievements early in their careers.

President's Notebook / 3

A recent strategic planning session attended by APEGGA Councillors provides the theme of this month's president's notebook.

Wireless Explosion / 3

The wireless telephone revolution is here and companies must adjust and adapt NORTELıs Marilyn Williams, P.Eng., told a meeting of APEGGA's Calgary Branch.

Letters / 4

Volunteer Recognition / 4

Fifteen members recently received APEGGA Voluntary Service Awards.

National Building Code Revisions / 4

Input is requested as the National Building Code proceeds to include an "objective-based section".

Warrant Issued / 4

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a former Calgarian, for fraudulent use of an engineering seal.

Membership Registers / 4

Andrew Vandertol at CEA Helm / 5

Andrew Vandertol, P.Eng., has succeeded Rick Prentice, P.Eng., as president of the Consulting Engineers of Alberta. Check page 5 for a report on the CEAıs AGM.

New Grads / 5

A number of APEGGA members recently had family members graduate in engineering or the earth sciences.

Avoiding 2YK Panic / 6

The "millennium bug" could cause problems but should not be reason for panic , says Digital's Dave Hornford.


IEEE Power Group Holds Gathering / 6

The Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Department of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering met in Edmonton in May.


World Watch / 7

Plans to launch a full-scale replica of the Titanic are among the news gleanings from the international geoscience and engineering press.

Contract Employment / 7

The tax implications of contract employment formed part of the discussion at a recent APEGGA Information Forum in Calgary.

Across Canada / 7

News from sister associations.

Larry Lines, P.Geoph. Takes Long View / 8

The holder of the Chair in Exploration Geophysics at The University of Calgary believes in taking a long-term approach to geophysics employment.

Outreach a Success / 8

APEGGA Outreach program reached an estimated 40,000 elementary and secondary students this past year.

Geotourism Untapped / 8

There are new vistas to be discovered through geotourism suggests a Canadian Geoscience Education Network survey.

Teknica Overseas / 9

From a base in Calgary, Teknica Overseas Ltd. is reaching around the world with a range of geo-science related services.

Getting Acts Together / 9

Firms and organizations that once competed, particularly in R&D, are finding that co-operation may provide greater returns than competition.

Alex Hittel Leads Surveyors / 11

Alex Hittel, A.L.S. C.L.S., P.Eng., the recently installed president of the Alberta Land Surveyorsı Association, has seen surveying change since he started out in the field.

Dow Puts Expansion In Place / 12-13

Modular construction has proven useful as Dow Chemicals expands its ethylene and polyethylene plants at Fort Saskatchewan.

LEGO Blockbuster / 13

APEGGA is a one of the sponsors of an interactive Lego exhibit at the Alberta Provincial Museum.

In the News / 14

The appointment by the Stanley Technology Group of Tony Franceschini, P.Eng., as president and CEO is among the news items.

Striving for Quality / 15

The aims and objectives of the American Society for Quality have cross-disciplinary appeal.

Getting Onto The Intranet / 16

Bob Lee, P.Eng., explains how firms and organizations can benefit from an Intranet.


Bridge a Reminder of Early Rail Mania/ 17

A bridge near Red Deer stands as a monument to engineering and rapid railway expansion in Alberta early in the century.

Monnex Moves / 18

Rapid growth in Alberta is one reason for Meloche Monnex, an APEGGA-sponsored insurer moving into new quarters in Edmonton.

Registration / 20

Careers /21

PEGG These Dates /22

APEGGA Calendar / 23

Northern Exposure / 24

Ken Johnson, P.Eng., observed Alert through an engineer's eyes during a visit to the world's most northerly permanent settlement.


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