News & Events

 

October 2014

  • The Edmonton branch of APEGA (the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta) is hosting a presentation dealing with Tailings Management in the Oil Sands Industry. More information here.
  • Dr Bill Shotyk, an LRIGS researcher, recently had some of his work featured in an Edmonton Journal article viewable here.
  • Check out photos from the recent LRIGS trip to Germany on the LRIGS Facebook page.
  • An article about LRIGS was recently published in the October 2014 issue of Business in Edmonton. You can view it here.
  • Dr David Chanasyk is offering a course in Applied Soil Physics (EXGEN4301 FA2) through the University of Alberta's Faculty of Extension from November 3 - 7, 2014. More information can be found here.

 

September 2014

  • Sarah Ficko and Valerie Miller, two LRIGS PhD students, volunteered with Aboriginal youth for a TransAlta-organized reclamation activity. Find out more here.

 

August 2014

  • Jerry Hanna, an Edmonton businessman and member of the LRIGS Advisory Committee, was recently featured in this online Alberta Venture article.

 

July 2014

  • Read the July 2014 edition of the combined LRIGS HAI Theme 6 newsletter available for online viewing here.
  • The Department of Renewable Resources is looking for a Research Associate to look at ecosystem assembly and succession in reclaimed western boreal ecosystems. You can view the posting here.
  • The Calgary office of Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is looking for an environment & land manager for land reclamation-related work for their southern prairie business region. You can view their posting here.
  • The Calgary office of Worley Parsons is looking for an environmental soil scientist for land reclamation-related work. You can view their posting here.
  • LRIGS is now on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lrigsualberta

 

May 2014

  • Our partners at the Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network filmed the brief LRIGS presentation made by the LRIGS Coordinator, Mr Michal Guzowski, at the February 2014 Canadian Land Reclamation Association Alberta Chapter Conference and Annual General Meeting. The video can be viewed here.

 

 

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