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NeuroMotion Marches to Market
With Device to Enhance Mobility /1
Edmonton-based NeuroMotion Inc. has developed and is marketing a device to allow those with neurological diseases or injuries to walk more naturally.
Swimming Engineer Immersed in Pool Expansion Project /1
The project to expand Edmonton's Kinsmen Pool has special significance for Reagan Williams, P.Eng. He is now one of the supervising engineers on the expansion of the facility where he spent many hours as a competitive swimmer.
President's Notebook / 3
President Dan Motyka, P.Eng., examines APEGGA's "essential role" the Engineering, Geological and Geophysical Professions Act.
Nominations For APEGGA Council / 3
Letters / 4
Former President Carl Jones Dies / 4
Member Induction / 4
Permit to Practice / 5
In addition to individuals, APEGGA also registers corporations and other entities. Read more about the Permit to Practice in the second in a series of articles on APEGGA¹s registration and compliance process.
Limitations Act / 5
Next year, a new statute of limitations comes into effect in Alberta. Changes included in the new legislation are in line with recommendations made by APEGGA.
1999 APEGGA AGM Notice/ 5
Industrial Safety and Loss Management / 6
Laird Wilson, P.Eng., of the University of Alberta, has pioneered greater awareness about Industrial Safety and Loss Management.
Job Safety Skills / 6
Job Safety Skills Society, a partnership of industry, education and government and which has APEGGA's active support, has developed three modules outlining practices of personal safety, workplace safety and safety management systems as part of Alberta Education's career and technologies studies program.
Don Robinson and Ron Clare Die / 7
Geotechnical Society / 7
The Canadian Geotechnical Society, which held its annual meeting in Edmonton recently, actively supports Continuing Professional Development.
Patrick Kent Death Prompts Response / 7
New Duties For CCPE Staff / 7
APEGGA Scholarship / 8
The APEGGA Education Foundation helps and honours worthy earth science and engineering students.
University News / 9
The University of Alberta Autonomous Robotic Vehicle Project is discussed in the campus news column.
Guiding Kids To Science / 10
Science Fun Guides developed by Linda Reynolds of Bare Bones Publishing make kids and their parents more aware of what is happening on the science scene.
CCPE Offers New Award / 11
National Award for Exceptional Engineering Achievement is a new addition to the lineup of Canadian Council of Professional Engineers awards recognizing exceptional Canadian engineering achievement.
Kenneth Vollman New NEB Leader / 12
The recently appointed chair of the National Energy Board, Kenneth Vollman, P.Eng., brings impressive administrative and engineering credentials to his new post.
Dialing 780 -- Get Used to It / 13
A lot of planning has gone into ensuring a new area code for northern Alberta is subscriber friendly.
In the News / 15
Check on members making career moves and others whose efforts have led to public recognition.
Reflections On The Red River Flood / 17
The 1997 Red River flood was bad news but it could have been a lot worse without engineering foresight.
Persistence Pays Off For Pump Proponent / 18
Ironically, a lack of experience may have benefited Roland Massinon, P.Eng., when developing the Mass Transfer Pump.
Shareware CD-ROM Simplifies Searching / 18
CASTI Publishing Inc. has produced a Best Engineering Shareware CD-ROM.
Have Your Say / 19
The PEGG's regular cartoon feature.
Registration / 20
Raj Bishnoi Believes In Education / 24
APEGGA¹s Frank Spragins Technical Award Winner Raj Bishnoi, P.Eng., PhD, traces his success as a teacher, researcher and consultant back to love of learning.
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