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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…

UBC Builds World's Tallest Wood Structure

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

The University of British Columbia has completed construction of the world’s tallest wood building. The 18-storey Brock Commons student residence was built to showcase the advantages of building with wood.Designed…

Geologists Aim for Heads-Up on Volcanoes

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Using an advanced imaging technique, geologists in Australia and the United States have discovered a way to identify weak points in the Earth’s crust.They found that magnetotelluric imaging, a high-resolution…

Faster 2D and 3D Printing

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Researchers at Penn State’s College of Engineering at University Park, Pennsylvania, are working on 2D and 3D printers that are up to 1,000 times faster than today’s models.The researchers found…

Energy-Autonomous Robots Closer to Reality

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Robots that inspect dikes and other sea defence structures are extremely useful — but require a large amount of energy. Researcher Douwe Dresscher, at the University of Twente in Enschede,…

Reducing Fuel Waste in Off-Highway Vehicles

December 7, 2016 | shares | tags:

Large off-highway vehicles used in construction can waste significant fuel because they are often left running while idle. To reduce that waste, engineer Dr. James Marco of the University of…

Senior Engineers Group Releases Brief on Infrastructure in Canada

November 3, 2016 | shares | tags:

A policy brief released by the Canadian Society of Senior Engineers (CSSE) says infrastructure in Canada may be aging faster than replacement schedules take into account. Our Main Infrastructure Works…