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

Hans Kivisild Lends Expertise to Estonia/ 1

After pursing a highly successful engineer in Canada, Hans Kivisild, P.Eng., PhD, now is helping out Estonia, the then-occupied country he fled more than a century ago.

APEGGA Membership Fees Remain the Same for 1998/ 1

APEGGA Council has approved a 1998 budget that keeps membership fees at the same level as last year.

President's Notebook/ 3

APEGGA President Dennis Lindberg, P.Eng., writes about the Continuing Professional Development program, the efforts that went into its development and why it is important to proceed with this initiative.

Calgary Branch Nominations/ 3

APEGGA's Calgary Branch will elect a new Executive Jan. 15. Nominees for 1998 posts are listed.

Letters/ 4

PEGG readers voice their views.

Council Briefs/ 5

Revisions to the Code of Ethics was on the agenda when Council met Nov. 27. Read more about this and other items considered by APEGGA Councillors.

APEGGA Council 1998 Nomination/ 5

CCPE Scholarships/ 5

APEGGA member Gordon Yang, P.Eng., is among the recent recipients of major scholarships awarded through the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers.

Geotechnical Engineers Scratch Below the Surface/ 6

The role played by geotechnical engineers is not always clear to outsiders. Learn more about what geotechnical engineers do and how their technical societies support them.

EATS Draws A Crowd/ 6

The newly formed Edmonton Association of Technical Societies (EATS) drew a crowd of some 200 to its inaugural meeting.

FIDIC Heads For Edmonton/ 7

The 1998 Annual General Meeting of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC), being held in Edmonton in September, provides a showcase for Canadian engineering.

Crosbie Comments/ 7

Prominent former cabinet minister John Crosbie spoke as the APEGGA Education Foundation kicked off its fund raising.

After Years of Effort, CCPG a Reality/ 8

Gordon D. Williams, PhD, P.Geol., newly appointed chair of the Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists, provides an update on this new national earth science body and other efforts to register professional geoscientists.

University News/ 8

What happening at our universities.

Luscar Donation/ 9

Luscar Ltd. has donated $250,000 to fund a Luscar Dean's Citation Scholarship within the University of Alberta's Faculty of Engineering.

Peace and Quite Air Conditioning/ 10

Steve Clark, P.Eng., has developed an Integrated Piping System which provides an environmentally friendly and quiet air conditioning.

Suncor On the Move/ 12-13

Suncor employees, old and new, are excited about changes and expansion under way at the company's mining, extraction and upgrading facilities near Fort McMurray. The PEGG recently visited the operation and in a centerspread feature reports on what's happening.

APEGGA Holds Open House/ 14

APEGGA's Calgary and Edmonton offices were the sites of pre-holiday receptions.

In the News/ 15

Laser Ray Cuts Its Niche/ 16

Engineering veteran Elmer Brooker, P.Eng., PhD, is a prime mover in a new laser enterprise.

Have Your Say/ 16

The PEGG's "interactive" cartoon feature.

Professional Development Consortium/ 17

The Professional Development Consortium, made up of a number of technical societies and professional associations, as well as The University of Calgary, again is sponsoring a series of two-hour professional development seminars.

U of C Wants Ideas On Continuing Education/ 17

The University of Calgary's Faculty of Continuing Education is seeking ways in which it can meet the professional development needs of engineers in practical and relevant ways.

Registration/ 18-19

Sproule History/ 19

Sproule Associates Limited has published a company history.

Careers/ 22

PEGG These Dates/ 20

APEGGA Calendar/ 21

ETI Getting The Right Spin/ 24

Summit award winning European Technologies Inc. of Calgary is seeking new applications and new ways to market for its anti-vibration technology.

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