News & Events


December 2014


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



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