Thank you

Thanks to all of you who took the time to apply for our Office Administrator position.

The position has now been filled.  We appreciate your interest and received many well qualified resumes which we will keep on file for future reference.

Trevor P. McEwen | Fri, 25 May 2012

Earlier this week I received a new forensic investigation assignment.  A toilet had failed over the weekend, releasing thousands of litres of water into a building.  Upon discovery...

L. Robert McEwen | Fri, 25 May 2012

A building sprinkler is either a wet or dry system or a combination of both and is a major component of life safety in a building. In a wet system, water in the sprinkler pipes is released when a...

Andrew G. McEwen | Thu, 17 May 2012

I recently investigated a fire that involved a lawn tractor.  Immediately after starting the vehicle, the owner of the tractor noticed a few small flames coming from the base...

L. Robert McEwen | Wed, 16 May 2012

An interesting aspect of investigating a known cause of an electrical failure or malfunction is defining the resulting damage.  When an electrical element within a dedicated component...

Trevor P. McEwen | Tue, 15 May 2012

A few days ago I attended a residence that faced a sewage leak resulting from a fracture in plumbing that serviced the home.  The spilled sewage spread and saturated an area of soil...

L. Robert McEwen | Wed, 9 May 2012

I attended a fire scene yesterday, the morning after the fire, to find that  critical evidence had been removed from the fire scene such that a forensic investigation could not be carried...

L. Robert McEwen | Wed, 2 May 2012

Several weeks ago I was asked to conduct a forensic investigation of  260 feet of collapsed seawall.  At a cost of $900,000 to replace, I was intrigued at the construction...

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...