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Ian Muirhead Memorial Scholarship (2014-2017)

The Alberta Chamber of Resources Award in Mining Engineering is a $2,000 scholarship awarded on both academic merit and extra-curricular achievements for second-year undergraduate students enrolled in the University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering School of Mining. The scholarships awarded this year are sponsored by the mining companies in the Alberta Chamber of Resources. The…

MIAC Scholarships (2014-2017)

MIAC Scholarship Award Winners 2017 Kurt Nash Papineau Xuan Ji Wong Muhammad Saad Alam Leland Aaron Wright Connor Jacob Nachura Addison Alexander Huculak Robert Lachlan MacLagan Ryley Jacob Danielson-Packet Zihao Ma 2016 Brett Amero Tristan Bartz Mark Jarvos Isaac Kim Nicholas Melnyk Adam Mustafa Ethan Palmer Abigayle Peterson Scott Russell 2015 Daniel Brockerville Dianne Ceniza…

Social Acceptance Committee: 2016 Committee Update

Throughout 2016, the Social Acceptance Committee has met to discuss Alberta’s resources industries in relation to the concept of a “triple future,” one that encompasses positive environmental, economic, and social outcomes. This year, the committee has accomplished: In cooperation with other ACR committees and working groups, identifies and shares examples of industry accomplishments and best practices….

COAA: 2017 Committee Update

The Construction Performance Committee operates under a mandate to improve productivity in heavy industrial construction and industrial maintenance. The committee is developing next-generation tools for advanced work packaging, championing the implementation of workface planning and rework reduction strategies, and developing the tools and the culture for incorporating benchmarking into Alberta construction practices.

Audrey Poitras (2016)

Audrey was elected as the first female President in 1996, becoming the longest-serving President of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA). This is a strong statement that displays the trust and leadership she has gained. Audrey has been a strong advocate for Métis rights and will continue to move the Métis rights agenda forward with…

Dam Integrity: State of Engineering Practice

ACR’s Dam Integrity Advisory Committee (DIAC) has identified approximately 90 guidelines, technical bulletins, papers and other references relevant to the state of engineering practice for dam integrity.

Jim Ellis (2016)

Jim Ellis entered Alberta’s public service in 2006 after a distinguished career in the Canadian Armed Forces, commanding various missions in Canada, Germany, Bosnia, United Kingdom and Afghanistan. Following his final overseas mission as the Senior Commander Canadian Task Force for Canada’s mission to Afghanistan in 2004-2005, he became Executive Director of the Alberta Environment…

Brian C. Ferguson (2014)

The nominating committee of the Alberta Chamber of Resources has chosen Brian Ferguson as the 2014 Resource Person of the Year, to Honour a long career of outstanding leadership in support of ACR’s core mission: the orderly and responsible development of Alberta’s natural resources. In particular, and in keeping with ACR’s overarching Strategic Framework, Mr….


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