Honda Tour

  On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, members of the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter attended a tour of the Honda Canada Manufacturing (HCM) plant in Alliston, ON. During this tour, attendees witnessed up-close how a Honda Civic is assembled; from welding of the frames, to painting the body, to affixing interior finishes. The tour guides were extremely Read more about Honda Tour[…]

‘Why Engineers Matter’ Event

  On August 16, 2017 the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter  hosted an event with Marilyn Spink, P.Eng. in Collingwood, ON. Marilyn spoke about her experiences in the work force including several key projects in executing large, complex engineering projects in North America and Africa. Key points included what is means to lead and manage multi-discipline teams; Read more about ‘Why Engineers Matter’ Event[…]

Big Chute Tour

  On October 1st, Parks Canada hosted PEO Simcoe Muskoka for a tour of North America’s one of a kind Big Chute Marine Railway in Coldwater. The tour was facilitated by Parks Canada’s Mary Macleod, accompanied by Kevin Carney and Campbell Trueny. Mary and her team started the tour at the old marine railway where Read more about Big Chute Tour[…]

PEAK Q&A

PEAK – Your Questions Answered Event

  On June 8th, 36 Professional Engineers (P.Eng.) and Engineering Interns (EIT) gathered to learn more about the new PEAK program which PEO launched in March 2017. Bernard Ennis, P.Eng., Director of Policy and Professional Affairs at PEO informed attendees about the features of the new program and elaborated on why the program exists and Read more about PEAK – Your Questions Answered Event[…]

order of honour

Simcoe-Muskoka Engineer Inducted to PEO Order of Honour

  On April 21st, Greg Merrill, P.Eng., FEC was inducted as a Member of the PEO Order of Honour. Greg Merrill has a long volunteer history with the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter during which he has sat as treasurer, vice chair and, on two separate occasions, chair. His most important role, however, has been that of mentor to Read more about Simcoe-Muskoka Engineer Inducted to PEO Order of Honour[…]

DECAST Tour Photo

DECAST Tour

  On April 12th, DECAST Ltd. hosted PEO Simcoe Muskoka for a tour of their state-of-the art manufacturing facility on County Road 56 in Utopia. Before the tour, our guide David Archer discussed many of the challenges facing the Ontario precast industry, showed us exciting past and present projects, and exhibited some of their new Read more about DECAST Tour[…]