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L. Robert McEwen | Wed, 2 May 2012

I carried out an interesting structural assessment yesterday of an industrial roof on which a corner had lifted, crashing onto the the adjacent roof (apparently due to high winds).  The...

Trevor P. McEwen | Mon, 30 Apr 2012

Last week I attended a multi-dwelling complex that had been damaged by fire.  To restore the building following the fire, the first step was to meet with the contractor and the building owner...

Ian McEwen | Fri, 27 Apr 2012

I am just finishing my last day at work before my sabbatical begins.

I am taking two years off to go sailing around the world.

Although I am sad to be leaving my practice in...

L. Robert McEwen | Mon, 13 Feb 2012

Well, it has been an interesting second week of February.

I was preparing to attend court to give evidence regarding an oil tank collapse.  On Tuesday however, I received word from my...

Trevor P. McEwen | Mon, 13 Feb 2012

On Wednesday of last week, I attended a site in Southeastern Ontario to assess and to delineate contamination resulting from a minor furnace oil leak.

It does not take much furnace oil (...

Ian McEwen | Mon, 13 Feb 2012

It always feels good when I walk out of city hall with a building permit.

In this case, I was originally asked to create permit drawings to repair fire damage to the roof of a semi-...