What's in The PEGG
Please check the June PEGG for more information on the items listed or link to the stories where indicated.
Nat Rutter Searches Out Past Weather/ 1
The University of Alberta's Nat Rutter, P.Geol., PhD, one of the world's leading Quaternary scholars, is searching out geological evidence to better understand past weather patterns.
CEA Holds AGM/ 1
Consulting Engineers of Alberta held its annual general meeting in the historic surroundings of Calgary's recently restored City Hall.
President's Notebook
Facing the Future/ 3
APEGGA President Dennis Lindberg, P.Eng., writes about a recent strategic planning session held by APEGGA at which participants tried to project where the Association and its membership might be 10 years hence.
Education Foundation / 3
The APEGGA Education Foundation is now up and running and provides a vehicle through which the Association's support for various educational initiatives will be channelled. Harry Moore, P.Eng., heads the foundation's eight-member board.
Letters to the Editor/ 4
CSEG Conference / 5
The Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists attracted record numbers to its national conference.
Steve West Speaks to APEGGA / 5
In his first major speech since taking over as Alberta Energy Minister, Steve West outlines major priorities of his department.
Competency Questions / 6
More questions and answers are provided about APEGGA's Continuing Professional Development Program.
Calgary's Traffic Goes High-Tech / 6
Calgary soon will have one of the most modern traffic control systems in Canada.
Driving Toward Better Asphalt / 7
The University of Calgary's Ludo Zanzotto, PhD, P.Eng., is leading a multi-disciplinary team in a drive to improve asphalt.
Donors Support Engineering Traditions / 7
Eighteen consulting firms have contributed toward the refurbishing of the Engineering Traditions Committee Room at Calgary's City Hall.
Getting Ready For FIDIC / 7
Plans are well under way for Edmonton to host a major international conference of consulting engineers next year.
Practice Reviews / 8
APEGGA has launched its program of proactive practice reviews. Learn more about how the process works.
Executive MBA Program / 9
The Alberta Executive MBA Program requires a strong commitment from students.
APEGGA Reaches To Schools / 9
APEGGA's School Outreach Program has had another successful year.
Volunteer Service Awards / 9
Fourteen members have been recognized for their contributions toward Association committees by being presented APEGGA Voluntary Service Awards.
World Watch /10
Briefs from the international technical press.
New Approach To Partnership / 11
Bromley*Marr ECOS Inc. is developing innovative links with industry and local government.
Canol Symbol Of Can Do / 12
The Canadian Oil (Canol) Pipeline may almost be forgotten but Ken Johnson,P.Eng., reminds us of this wartime mega project.
Where "Spartans" Are in Control / 13
Among Alberta companies Spartan Controls Ltd. was a pioneer when it came to employee shareholders. The resulting commitment and loyalty have served the company, its clients and the "Spartans" well.
In the News/ 14
Among the items in the news is a report on Catherine Petrow, P.Eng., of the City of Calgary, being part of the Leadership for Environmental Development (LEAD) training program.
Looking Within For New Outlook / 16
A.D. Williams Engineering took a good look at itself and came up with a different way of going about its business.
The Soars & Sores Of Paragliding / 17
Steve De Maio explains the ups and downs of paragliding.
Placing a Lid On Litigation / 18
Construction disputes can lead to costly legal actions but there are alternatives, suggests Edmonton lawyer William G. Geddes, LLD.
Registration / 19-20
APEGGA Calendar / 20
Canadian Notes / 20
News from other provincial associations.
PEGG These Dates / 21
Careers / 22
Komex Reaches Around the World / 24
Calgary is home for Komex International Ltd. but the world is its marketplace.
 Remember, The PEGG publishes in July but not in August.
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