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


ASHRAE President Don Holte Reaching To the World From His Alberta Base/1

With a worldwide membership of more than 50,000, the American Society of Heating,

Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers Inc. is one of the largest engineering-related technical societies. This year, an Albertan, Don Holte, P.Eng., is ASHRAE's international president.

Imagination the Inspiration for National Science & Technology
Week /1

During National Science and Technology Week , (Oct. 17-26) APEGGA organized events around the province to raise awareness of the positive impact of science and technology, and the contributions made by engineers and geoscientists.

President's Notebook / 3

APEGGA President Dennis Lindberg, P.Eng., provides an update on implementation of the Business Plan APEGGA adopted last year.

Letters / 4

Nominations For Election to APEGGA Council / 5

Air Issue Conference / 5

APEGGA joined a technical society and another professional organization to stage a recent air issues conference.

Microelectronic Centre Has Bigger Plans / 6

The Alberta Microelectronic Centre helping firms from Alberta and elsewhere live better electronically.

CSChE Meets / 7

More than 1,000 chemical engineers and chemical engineering students participated in the 47th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Edmonton.

University News / 8

Student news from the universities of Calgary and Alberta.

APEGGA Scholarships / 8-9

APEGGA offers a range of scholarships and awards for those entering or transferring to engineering and geoscience undergraduate programs and for those completing such studies, as well as for those pursuing graduate studies. Please check the list of 1997 APEGGA scholarship and award recipients.

New Pipeline Possibilities / 10-11

Alberta has moved beyond the traditional, with the recent construction of the ECHO heated pipeline to carry heavy oil and Praxair's hydrogen pipeline.

Tim Lee, P.Eng., A Lab Leader / 12

Tim Lee, P.Eng., has made himself an expert on the design of laboratories handling biohazardous materials.

David O¹Brien Puts CP on Track / 13

Canadian Pacific Chairman and CEO David O'Brien, who was made an honorary member of APEGGA this year, has taken the historic company in new directions.

In the News / 14

Harvest of Inventions / 15

APEGGA members may be able to help efforts to catalogue Alberta inventions.

Gas Flaring Burning Issue / 17

Gas flaring is coming under closer scrutiny in Alberta.

Have Your Say / 17

The PEGG's regular cartoon feature.

Norman Christie, P.Geoph., Dies / 17

An oil industry pioneer and former APEGGA vice-president has passed away.

News About Professional Development / 18

Many Alberta companies have organized seminars to keep members / employees informed about APEGGA's Continuing Professional Development Program.

Registration / 20

Careers / 21

PEGG These Dates / 22

APEGGA Calendar / 23

NATMAP Provides Coordinated Effort / 24

A national geoscience mapping program (NATMAP) involving the Geological Survey of Canada, other public and private sector players, is demonstrating a lot more can be learned about the bedrock and surficial geology of Alberta and the North.


Please check a PEGG insert listing university and other courses of potential interest to APEGGA members.

Remember, The PEGG does not publish in December. Deadline for the January issue is noon Dec. 1.


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