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Proactive Professional Practice Reviews – Permit Holders Starting Summer 2017

June 23, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

As part of APEGA’s Strategy 2017–2022, APEGA will increase the number of proactive practice reviews we conduct of Permit Holders. The aim of these reviews is to ensure that Chief Operating…

Wildfire stories celebrating APEGA Member contributions recognized with national award

June 1, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

When wildfires devastated the Fort McMurray region last spring, Alberta Professional Engineers and Professional Geoscientists played a crucial role in the response and recovery efforts.   APEGA celebrated their contributions in…

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 | 0 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 | 0 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…

APEGA Members Make List of ASTech Award Nominees

May 5, 2017 | 0 shares | tags:

Two Members and two Permit Holders are on the list of nominees for the 27th Annual ASTech Awards, which celebrate innovation and leadership in Alberta’s science and technology sector.Congratulations to…

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 | 0 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 | 0 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…