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March/April 2017

The official publication of Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia (EGBC), Innovation is circulated to over 26,000 BC-registered professional engineers and geoscientists, other professionals, industry and government representatives, educational institutions and the general public. Innovation is published six times per year on a bi-monthly basis. Innovation features articles relevant to professional engineers and geoscientists of all disciplines while showcasing the innovative work of EGBC members. In addition to providing information on EGBC programs, policies, news and regulatory matters, the journal highlights engineering and geoscience activities through feature articles written by members or freelance writers, and includes articles on business, legal and ethical issues affecting the professional practice of members.

In this issue:   A Long Road to Gender Equity in Mining: Initiatives Promote Industry-Wide Culture Changes, But Barriers Remain; The Critical Coal–Steel Connection: BC Coal Helps Industry Meet the World’s Demand for Steel; Geohazards Uncovered: Members Identify Terrain and Flood Risks to Resource Development; What Is Down There? And Whose Fault Is It? Managing Risk Associated with Geotechnical Results; and more.