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The New Normal

May 23, 2017

Sitting back and letting the cars do the driving Imagine this - you grab your morning coffee and newspaper, hop into your car, recline the seat and hit the...

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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

April 26, 2017

Have you ever wondered why a driver couldn’t avoid hitting a pedestrian crossing the road at a marked crossing? What about the driver who was going full speed and rear-ended the...

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EDR - "The Black Box"

March 23, 2017

In the insurance community, the term “black box” has been commonly used to refer to a vehicle’s Event Data Recorder (EDR). The EDR is a recording device found in some vehicles, which...

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Concrete Curing

February 22, 2017

Working with concrete is hard, messy work, but even after everything is set in place, the job is not done. Completion of a concrete structure is not yet finished until it has completely cured. ...

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Snap, Crackle or Pop

January 17, 2017

Causes of fluid leaks and their contributions to vehicle fires Hoses and tubes are used extensively throughout vehicle engine compartments and undercarriages. They...

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Season’s Greetings from Sintra Engineering

December 16, 2016

  T’was the week before Christmas, and all through the place Every P.Eng. was stirring, waiting...

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Preparing for Winter with Proper Insulation

November 21, 2016

Keeping heat in and cold out is an age old problem, especially in northern climates. In Canada, cold temperatures are normal for a large portion...

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After the Fact

October 17, 2016

When undertaking a fire investigation, it is beneficial for a forensic expert to be on scene first-hand to clearly document the conditions at the scene and collect any and all existing...

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Old Pipes with New Problems

September 21, 2016

Discussing aging underground infrastructure and recent societal impacts on sewer backups ...

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Fighting a Fire

August 17, 2016

Should a fire ever start, before grabbing the fire extinguisher here are some vital things you need to do first: •    First call the fire department...

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