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Book Review: Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience Practice and Ethics

Book Review Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience Practice and Ethics, Fifth Edition Gordon C. Andrews Publisher Nelson Education Limited, Scarborough Ontario, Canada ISBN 13: 978-0-17-650990-3 ISBN 10:0-17-650990-9 I was somewhat surprised and pleased to be asked to review Gordon C. Andrews’s book “Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience Practice and Ethics” last November. It’s a book, Read the full article…

Digital: AIG News 116: May 2014

Public Reporting of Industrial Minerals, From Your President, Indiana Drones — High Tech Exploration and Mining, Book Review — Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience Practice and Ethics, Fifth Edition, Open Source Software, Geophysics Holding Geology to Account, Part 2: Siting mine infrastructure, Letters to the Editor, AIG Council and Committee Chairs, 2014–2015, Branch News — WA: Climate Change and tomorrow’s world, Branch News — QLD: GIS Seminar, Postgraduate Student Bursary Report: Geochemistry and Landscape Evolution of a Late Miocene – Pliocene Strandplain in the Murray Basin, SE Australia, Education Report, Shark Bay Field Trip, 2014 — Kent Street Senior High School, Yilgarn Field Trip, 2014 — Kent Street Senior High School, AIG’s New Membership Information Management System, RPGeo Program — Approvals and Applications.

Digital: AIG News 114: Nov 2013

Lead Article – The Fourth Phase of Water: An EZ Phase to Add?; From Your President;Some Historic Comments about the Great Artesian Basin; Conference Report — 40th IAH 2013 Perth Congress; A Canary’s View of the

Mining Boom and Bust Cycle; Say’s Law and the Boom Bust Cycle — Another Look; Book Review — The Birth of Supercontinents and the Proterozoic Assembly of Western Australia; Earth’s Mantle Affects Long-Term Sea-Level Rise Estimates; Finding Opportunities in the Downturn; Short Course Review; Mines and Wines 2013 — Sampling the Tasmanides; Education Report; Honours Abstract — Luke George, Trace and Minor Elements in Galena — A Reconnaissance LA-ICP-MS Study; Honours Abstract — Rhiannon Fullard, Using Provenance and Palaeoenvironments to Assess Tectonic Influences in Archaean Greenstone Belts; Kent Street High School — Shark Bay EES Field Trip 2013; Careers Night A Big Hit; Computer Games and Quizzes — Year 8’s Inspire the Next Generation; RPGeo Update and On the Significance of RPGeo Fields of Practice; RPGeo Approvals and Applications; Membership Update September Council Meeting 2013.

Digital: AIG News 106: Nov 2011

Blast from the Past , Planet Group of companies , JORC Code in 2012, Short Note Celebrating AIG, 30th Anniversary , Then as Now – Pierpont’s memories, as Recounted in his Memoirs, Enumerated in the Official History, of Blue Sky Mines, Obituary – Alan Edward Marshall, 34th IGC Update, Report on AGC President’s Travel, in South America, 8th International Mining Geology, Conference Report, Professional Ethics and You, A New Porphry Copper, Occurrence?, An Introduction to Magnetic, Susceptibility, Book Review – The Cadia Valley, Mines – A Mining success story, AIG Service Medal Award to Kaylene Camuti, Education Report, TESEP Stage 1 update and, stage 2 call for funding, AIG Student’s night – Perth, Edumine – Professional Development, Opportunities, New Members

AIG News 140 is available now!

Now all AIG Members and Non Members can enjoy our FREE AIG Newsletter in digital format, including all previous editions. Please click here to see our archive of AIG News. The latest edition of AIG News, the Australian Institute of Geoscientists member newsletter is now available in full colour and digital format and best of Read the full article…

Digital: AIG News 140: June 2020

Inside this issue… From Your President; Institute News; Membership Updates & RPGeo Applications; Education Report; Book Review: Life as a graduate mine geologist; Australia in the Time of Coronavirus: How Mining will Fuel Economic Recovery; Brian Cuffley, geologist, bushman, historian; Vale Ken Phillips; Discoveries in the Tasmanides – Mines & Wines 2019 38 AIG Mentoring Read the full article…

AIG News 128 is available now!

The latest edition of AIG News, the Australian Institute of Geoscientists member newsletter is now available in full colour and digital format and best of all FREE for all readers! Now all AIG Members and Non Members can enjoy our FREE AIG Newsletter in digital format, including all previous editions. Please click here to see Read the full article…

Digital: AIG News 128: June 2017

Inside this issue… From Your President; Institute News; Text Book Review: Exploring Earth & Environmental Science; NSW Branch Report; Education News; Membership Updates & Registered Professional Geoscientists Applications; Welcome Improvement in Australian Geoscientist Employment; Bentonite Tephrostratigraphy and Geochronology of Richly Fossiliferous Upper Cretaceous Continental Strata in the Western Interior Basin, North America; The geology and Read the full article…

2017

AIG NEWS 2017 AIG News 130: December 2017 AIG News 130 December 2017 is available now! In this issue… From Your President; Institute News; Membership Updates; Registered Professional Geoscientists Applications; Climate Change: Natural cycles and Unnatural Forcing; Geoscientist Employment Recovery Stalled; A mMob of Geologists and Friends on a Geotrail in the West; Long-term Forecast Read the full article…

Digital: AIG News 119: March 2015

Inside this issue… From Your President; Institute News; Education News; Membership Updates; Registered Professional Geoscientists Approvals & Applications; What reporting Portable XRF or any other Assay Results to 2012 JORC Code Standards should mean Australia’s Unique National Rock Garden; ASEG 2015 Lindsay Ingall Memorial Award presented to prominent WA geophysicists Michael Denith and Stephen Mudge; Read the full article…

2015

AIG NEWS 2015 AIG News 122: November 2015 AIG News 122 November 2015 is available now! In this issue… From Your President: Are you competent?, Institute News, Snippets, Member rewards, NSW Branch News, Education News, Membership Updates, Registered Professional Geoscientists Applications, Poverty, education, and social initiatives by the mining sector in Peru, Upcoming events, Cape Read the full article…

Geoscientist Competencies

Geoscientists Canada, the peak body which brings together the individual, provincial bodies responsible for the progressional registration of geoscientists and engineers on geoscience issues is considering defining the core competencies required of geoscientists for registration.  Geoscientists must be registered in Canada in order to practice as professionals where the exercise of independent judgement is central Read the full article…

2014

AIG NEWS 2014 February 2014 JORC and XRF Reporting; From Your President; Geophysics holding Geology to Account – Chris Wijns; Letters; Yasur Volcano – Vanuatu – Still very Active – Mike Erceg; Editor’s Desk; Obituary – Bill Lacy; WA Branch AIG-GSA Christmas Cruise Snaps – Staff; Porphyry Field Mapping Course – Greg Corbett; Impressions of Read the full article…

2013

AIG NEWS 2013 February 2013 The Chappell-White Legacy; From Your President; IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium; The New World Order in Science; Sustainable Development The Ring of Fire, Ontario Canada; Geology, Terroir and Wine; Editor’s Desk; Xmas Cruise Happy Snaps; 34th IGC Attendance Reports; Student Abstracts; Education Report; Membership News and RPGeo Approvals Read the full article…