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Assessing the Damage, Moving Forward

May 1, 2017 | 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 | 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…

Message from President Steve Hrudey, P.Eng., on the Departure of Carol Moen, P.Eng.

April 11, 2017 | shares | tags:

Carol Moen, P.Eng. – until April 1 Registrar for APEGA – has chosen to decline the role of Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), which will be part of APEGA’s operational structure…

APEGA Warns Against Falsifying Application Materials

April 11, 2017 | shares | tags:

Although it’s uncommon, APEGA sometimes receives applications that contain falsified supporting documentation. Potential professionals should take note – the chances of being caught are high, and the consequences can be…

APEGA Announces New Registrar & CEO

January 31, 2017 | shares | tags:

Jay Nagendran, P.Eng., QEP, BCEE, becomes Registrar & CEO of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta effective Monday, April 3, 2017.With the creation of the newly combined…

Legislative Review Recommendations Earn Council Endorsement, Strong Member Engagement

January 27, 2017 | shares | tags:

Updated Feburary 3, 2017APEGA Council has endorsed 20 proposed recommendations for improvements to APEGA’s legislation, during detailed and comprehensive discussions that follow stakeholder feedback collected in the We’re Listening: Fall…

Mentoring Makes a Difference

January 23, 2017 | shares | tags:

As a mentee with APEGA’s Mentoring Program you receive one-on-one guidance from an experienced Professional Member. As a mentor, you help another Member grow while you earn CPD hours. Program-required…

Court Decision Reconfirms Fairness of APEGA’s Application Process

January 13, 2017 | shares | tags:

The Alberta Court of Appeal has dismissed Ladislav Mihaly’s application to appeal a Court of Queen’s Bench ruling from last January that reversed a 2014 Alberta Human Rights Commission tribunal…

Learn from the Best in Your Industry

January 9, 2017 | shares | tags:

Become a mentee with APEGA’s Mentoring Program and receive insight and personalized guidance from an experienced Professional Member.Our online matching software lets you quickly find a mentor to take your…

APEGA Announces Discipline Decision for 2007 CNRL Tank-Roof Collapse

January 4, 2017 | shares | tags:

APEGA has announced the results of its formal investigation regarding permit holder Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) and the Horizon Oil Sands Project tank roof-support structure that failed during construction…

Legislative Review Concludes Fall Sessions

December 15, 2016 | shares | tags:

Fall consultations in APEGA's legislative review wrapped up on December 5, 2016, with some impressive results.Over the past two months, the legislative review engaged with more Members and Permit Holders…

Get Fit, Produce Electricty

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Thanks to electrical and computer engineers at North Carolina State University, a new wearable electronics design can produce far more electricity from body heat than previous ones.The prototype thermoelectric generators…

Towards Quieter Roads

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Tires with low rolling resistance, combined with appropriate road surfacing, could reduce traffic noise as much as sound barriers do.That’s the finding of a team of researchers at Gdansk Technical…

An Ocean on Pluto?

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Evidence is mounting that an ocean spanning at least 100 kilometres may exist beneath the shell of the dwarf planet Pluto, according to a study led by geologist Brandon John…

Turning Beer Power Into Battery Power

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Engineers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have brewed up an innovative way to manufacture carbon-based materials for fuel cell storage.The university reports that its Department of Civil, Environmental…