The PEGG October 1999
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Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng., continues to examine change, this time, its impact on human resources management
Plans are proceeding to permit the first Registered Professional Technologists (Engineering) to be registered.
Letters / 4
APEGGA Members enjoy some advantages relative to other professions in setting up corporations.
Council met in Fort McMurray on Sept. 16
"We are everywhere" is the theme of a new APEGGA advertising campaign.
APEGGA Calgary Branch and the Edmonton District held their inaugural luncheons of the 1999-2000 season.
The Code of Ethics is the subject of this months 'You Asked' question.
Support Recognized / 7
Meeting Professionals International recognizes APEGGA's support.
The PEGG continues its series on active APEGGA volunteers with a profile on Darcie Greggs, P.Geol.
APEGGA's 1999 Salary Survey is published as an insert in this month's PEGG. A page 7 story compares salary findings and cost of living rises.
Rating Risk / 8
APEGGA Members Simon Thomas, P.Eng., and Steve Hrudey, P.Eng., PhD, are co-authors of Risk and Dead in Canada, What We know and How We Know It.
The just-begun APEGGA Student Advantage Program (ASAP) is offered free to all university students in second, third and fourth-year engineering, geology and geophysics. ASAP offers a number of benefits for those who enroll.
Centre Adds Value to Math/Science Teaching / 9
Students and teachers alike stand to benefit from the Imperial Oil National Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education at the University of Alberta.
Boyd Geomatics Maps its Future / 10
Boyd GeoMatics Ltd. envisions multiple applications for its computer-based high resolution aerial photography services.
Overcoming Differences / 10
Cultural differences can lead to misunderstandings when hiring professionals with non-Canadian backgrounds.
Staving Off History / 11
The last wood stave syphons owned by the province and used to carry water are about to be replaced.
World Watch / 11
Engineers may be able to teach paleobiologists some lessons about dinosaurs.
Reg Isley on the Cutting Edge / 14
Whether it's aircraft or forestry equipment, APEGGA Honorary member Reg Isley applies inventive solutions.
Success of Price is Axia-Matic / 15
After a meteoritic rise in the oil industry, Art Price, P.Eng., has set new targets for personal and corporate growth.
Warehouse Savings / 17
A new energy-efficient Calgary warehouse will bring savings.
Research needed to counteract brain drain hype.
Turning R&D Into Dollars
Research Council and the province's major universities are pacesetters
when it comes to commercializing research.
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