Wind Power Tries To Pick Up Interest?/ 1
Windelectric Inc. has ambitious plans to generate renewed interest in
wind generation in southwestern Alberta.
Notebook / 3
of Registered Professional Technologists (Engineering) to APEGGA is the
topic of this month's commentary by APEGGA President Darrel Danyluk, P.Eng.
Nominations / 3
nominated for APEGGA's 2000 elections are listed.
Branch Nominations / 5
Calgary Branch holds its elections Jan. 20. Check page 5 for the names
of candidates nominated to date.
Asked Us / 5
question deals with The APEGGA Education Foundation.
Volunteers / 5
years, Dennis Brooks, P.Eng., P.Geoph., remains a committed APEGGA volunteer.
Director Notes / 6
Director Neil Windsor, P.Eng., writes about APEGGA's election policy.
Canada / 6
other associations including an item on Professional Engineers Ontario's
new policy regarding software practitioners.
Standards Code Changes / 6
Commission on Building and Fire Codes is preparing for the introduction
of objective-based construction codes. (also see New
Codes for Alberta)
Titles / 7
called for a co-operative approach on the use of "engineering" titles.
Force Update / 7
several task forces at work, including the Emerging Disciplines Task Force,
which expects to submit a report next month.
Winners / 8
Education foundation has announced its 1999 scholarship recipients.
U of A Again Has Top Engineering Student / 9
enrolled in second-year at the University of Alberta, has been recognized
as Canada's top male engineering student by the C.D. Howe Award.
Support / 9
Education Foundation has donated $10,000 toward a Yoho Burgess Shale Foundation
program to improve understanding of climatic change.
Differences / 10
differing cultural and business practices will improve Canadian firms'
prospects abroad writes Lionel Laroche, PhD, P.Eng.
What's Going Up In Calgary / 11
on Calgary construction activity includes brief descriptions of some major
projects now planned or being built.
Coiled Technology Finds New Roles / 12
technology has caught on rapidly within the oil industry for drilling
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New Power Players / 13
begins a three-part series examining changes already affecting the way
Albertans generate, distribute and purchase their electricity.
Aging Beautifully / 13
Alberta industrial buildings are finding new uses and gaining new appreciation.
Chip Stocks / 24
are among those getting in on the action as a market develops for green
house gas emission credits.