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Planned Maintenance for Online Services

May 18, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

The Member Self-Service Centre and Customer Self-Service Centre will be offline for an extended period to perform important maintenance.Start time: Wednesday, May 18, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. End time: Thursday, May 19, 2017…

President Steve E. Hrudey, P.Eng., PhD, DSc(Eng), FEC, FGC (Hon.)FCAE, FSRA

APEGA Past-President Named Alberta Order of Excellence Inductee

May 12, 2017 | 40 shares | tags:

APEGA Past-President Dr. Steve E. Hrudey, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.), FCAE, FRSC, FSRA, IWAF is among eight Albertans who will receive the province’s highest civilian honour in 2017.He will become…

New Permit Dues Schedule Takes Effect July 1

May 8, 2017 | 7 shares | tags:

APEGA has traditionally used a one-size-fits-all dues schedule for Permit Holders. That changes this summer with the launch of the first phase of a new permit dues schedule — one that better…

Improvements Launched in Company Login Area

May 8, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

APEGA has improved service to Permit Holders by adding new functions and content to the Company Self-Service Centre (CSSC).Permit Holder representatives with access to the login area can now:see the…

The Summit Award statuette

Summit Awards Recognize Engineering and Geoscience Excellence

May 4, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

During the Summit Awards in Calgary on April 27, APEGA honoured nine Albertans for their leadership and excellence in professional engineering and geoscience. Additionally, Pat Lobregt, FEC (Hon.), FGC (Hon.),…

Major Revisions Included in New Version of Oil and Gas Standard

May 4, 2017 | 1 shares | tags:

APEGA has issued two new professional practice standards, including a major update of the Evaluation of Oil and Gas Resources and Reserves for Public Disclosure Professional Practice Standard.Version 2 of…

Members Approve Voting and Other Bylaw Changes

May 3, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Changes in validation requirements for mail and electronic bylaw voting earned the approval of Members attending the APEGA Annual General Meeting on April 28 in Calgary. The successful amendment of Bylaw…

Big Fire, Big Hearts

May 1, 2017 | 62 shares | tags:

APEGA Permit Holders and Professional Members played a crucial role in the Fort McMurray wildfire response and recovery, following one of the largest mass evacuations in Canadian history.A safe place to sleep. A warm meal. A…

A New Normal

May 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

"A new normal" – that’s what Mavis Ure, P.Eng., says she and other Fort McMurray residents are striving to establish. She gave birth to twins the morning that the city…

A Firefighter's View

May 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Auxiliary firefighter Keith Diakiw, P.Geo., reflects on his experience battling the Fort McMurray wildfire.On May 3, the wildfire was wreaking havoc in Fort McMurray. Keith Diakiw, however, was taking a…

Turn It Off, Turn It On

May 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Fort McMurray’s natural gas and electrical utilities suffered major blows in the wake of the wildfires. Professional Engineers with ATCO were at the centre of efforts to protect and restore…

Water for the Firefighters, Water for the Residents

May 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

With the city was engulfed in flames, Professional Engineers and operators kept the water flowing to firefighters. Then, when the flames were finally under control, they helped recover the rest…

Assessing the Damage, Moving Forward

May 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

When disasters occur in Alberta, a small team of Professional Engineers with the Alberta Emergency Management Agency travel the province to assess infrastructure damage and determine whether repairs are eligible…

TD Insurance Supports Members During Fort McMurray Ordeal

May 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

The APEGA Member Benefits provider goes beyond the letter of its obligations, paying temporary living expenses without requiring receipts. So far, more than $21 million been paid in claims and…

President-Elect Jane Tink, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (Hon.) delivers her first speech at the 2017 APEGA AGM

APEGA's 98th President Sworn In

April 28, 2017 | 35 shares | tags:

APEGA's new President told Members on Friday, April 28, that she is "constantly amazed at the innovation and talent" that Members and Permit Holders demonstrate, adding that she looks forward…