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Cindy left us a 5 star review for her project. Thanks Cindy, it was a pleasure working with you! Continue Reading Client Review: 5 Stars for an Engineering Report
The first estimate sent is based on the Pre-Consultation process with the Township in addition to a rough drawing to highlight the intent for Township review. The pre-consultation is a mandatory review process prior to a formal submission of the application. This allows the Township to highlight any discrepancies or relevant studies to be completed… Continue Reading Exploring Severance Possibilities?
The Sabre Jet located on the waterfront in Brockville, Ontairo is a memorial to Royal Canadian Air Force Members and was built in 1968.
The monument requires a new pier to support the Golden Hawk jet. Instead of doing a costly replacement, our team recommended it be reinforced with a Carbon Fibre wrap.
The monument was built in Continue Reading Project Profile: Using Carbon Fibre to Restore Brockville’s Sabre Jet Memorial
There are 5 key phases within the engineering process. Discovery Phase, Design Phase, Permittng Phase, Pre-Construction Phase, and Construction Phase. During this process the engineer will develop a plan starting with minimum information. As more information is received the plan can be futher refined until it is ready to start construction. Continue Reading Infographic: The Engineering Process
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When submitting a permit application for renovations, an addition, or a new build construction project, a document that is often overlooked is the Energy Efficiency Design Summary (EEDS). This document is not always required for a permit, however, it is a great way to summarize the information that is required by your local building inspector.… Continue Reading Making Sense of SB12: Energy Efficiency and the Ontario Building Code
When you are purchasing a property there are a lot of questions that need to be answered. We can review the property from various different perspectives including land-use, planning, surveying, and engineering. Before you buy that property make sure you understand all the limitations.
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What is a Severance (Consent)? A century ago, landowners were free to divide their property—an act called “severing” —in almost any way they wished. Times have changed and severances are now highly regulated and require government approval. The Ontario Planning Act requires that permission (consent) be granted before a parcel of land can be divided… Continue Reading What is Severance Consent?
Andrew Melchers, President of IN Engineering + Surveying was interviewed by Susan McReynolds on CBC Ontario Morning about the reconstruction of the Five Mile Light. Not many engineers get a chance to design a historic lighthouse, listen as Andrew talks about the challenges of the project. Continue Reading CBC Ontario Morning Interview – Reconstruction of the Five Mile Light
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has retained Stantec Consulting Ltd. to undertake a Planning, Preliminary Design, and Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) Study on Highway 401 for the rehabilitation and/or replacement of structures; interchange modifications; and establishing the footprint of future six and eight lanes, to address current and future transportation needs, from 2 km west of Stewart Boulevard to 750 m east of Augusta Road, a length of approximately 4.5 km within the City of Brockville. Continue Reading Highway 401 Through Brockville to be Expanded