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Former Red Deer Polytechnic students receive provincial honour for solar-powered composter project

A former team of Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) engineering technology students has received provincial recognition for developing a concept for a solar-powered composter.

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Former NAIT students honoured for developing concept to bring internet to off-grid, remote communities

A former team of NAIT students has received a provincial honour for developing a cost-effective concept for providing internet access to off-grid and remote communities where internet and even power are lacking. 

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Former SAIT students develop sustainable method for accessing key ingredient of lithium-ion batteries

A former team of SAIT chemical laboratory technology students has been honoured at the provincial level for innovating a new technique for extracting cobalt from its source materials that is efficient, affordable and sustainable. 

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Former Lethbridge College team’s concrete project honoured as finalist for provincial award

A former team of Lethbridge College civil engineering technology students has received a provincial honor for investigating whether or not the addition of polypropylene fibers to concrete can help protect it from conditions that would otherwise cause it to crack or deteriorate.

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Former NAIT students’ COVID-19 project honoured provincially as Capstone contender

Imagine a health self-assessment tool that serves as a one-stop shop for helping mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses. A former team of NAIT biomedical engineering technology students did and, for this vision, has been honoured as a provincial finalist for the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta’s Capstone Project of the Year Award.

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It’s easier to be green: former Red Deer Polytechnic students honoured provincially for solar energy project

With climate issues heating up and the need to reduce carbon footprints more pressing than ever, a former team of Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) engineering technology students has come up with a bright idea: make installation of solar panels safer, easier and less expensive. 

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Green boiler project heats up Capstone Award competition

A former team of SAIT electrical engineering technology students innovated a way to retrofit an industrial boiler to be more cost-effective and energy-efficient so that it’s less of a contributor to global warming. 

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Calgary technologist she-cession-proofs career with help of first-in-Canada program

When Kerrie-Lee Scott was 19 and left SAIT a semester short of finishing her engineering technology education, it was decision she’d regret for years to come. Thankfully, a second chance at attaining her professional credentials was offered by ASET through its competency-based assessment program - the only one of its kind in Canada.
 

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Green energy project wins ASET Capstone Project of the Year Award

A former team of Red Deer College engineering technology students won this year’s Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta’s (ASET) Capstone Project of the Year Award for modernising a centuries-old device and transforming it into a source of renewable energy.

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Green alternative to asphalt paves way to provincial honour for former Lethbridge College students

Few of us enjoy the eyesore of old rubber tires in landfills or on the side of the road. But, it’s good news for the environment and our visual aesthetic that a former team of Lethbridge College students has found a way to literally get more miles out of them - by turning them into asphalt.

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