During an evening presentation on September 18, Lui Tai, P.Eng. a senior Fire Protection Engineer gave chapter members a synopsis of the requirements and actions to make a building safe for its occupants. Besides going through some requirements of the Ontario Building Code and Fire Safety Code, Lui discussed a number of case studies which Read more about Learning About Fire Protection[…]
On August 9th, 39 members of the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter enjoyed a guided tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Centre in Brampton to gain insight as to how all those packages made it to their mailboxes so quickly and accurately. It is a large facility at over 850,000 sq.ft. and has over 20 km of conveyor Read more about A Prime Tour of Amazon[…]
On July 10th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was joined by Tracey Caruana, P.Eng., from the EIT group at PEO Headquarters to speak with our local EITs about the licensing process. After the presentation all enjoyed a fun time of networking. If you missed the presentation, you can download it here.
On June 27, Paul Acchione, P.Eng., delivered a presentation to the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter on small nuclear reactors at to 27 members and guests. Paul discussed this up and coming technology and described some of the units that companies are working on to develop for the world market. One of the great advantages to this equipment Read more about Small nuclear reactor info session[…]
On June 13th, the PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chpater hosted a presentation at Thornbury Village Cidery that provided an overview of the PEO practice guideline entitled Structural Condition Assessments of Existing Buildings and Designated Structures; which defines the professional requirements imposed on practitioners who perform structural condition assessments of existing buildings defined in the Building Code Act, 1992. Read more about Structural Assessment Night[…]
On March 23, students from across the Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter descended upon Georgian College to participate in National Engineering Month activities hosted by the local PEO and OACETT Chapters. Activities included Popsicle stick bridge busting, catapults, marshmallow-spaghetti towers, water treatment demonstrations and a crystal radio. Event partners from the Barrie Public Library, New Life Robotics, Simcoe Read more about NEM 2019[…]
The PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter was pleased to have two members of provincial parliament in attendance at the Chapter AGM and Spring License Ceremony held on March 31st in Barrie. Andrea Khanjin, MPP for Barrie-Innisfil addressed the crowd stating that the government wants to hear from the expertise of professional engineers in order to enable government Read more about MPPs Attend Chapter AGM[…]
On March 2nd, children from Simcoe-Muskoka had fun at the Engineering Circus hosted by Engineers of Tomorrow Barrie. The event, held at Georgian College, took over kids through four unique stations consisting of a “big-top building station”, a catapult, a balloon rocket and an electrical circuit. A fun event to inspire a future generation of Read more about Children Experience Engineering at EOT 2019[…]
On November 29th, the Simcoe-Muskoka Bridge Breaker paid a visit to the Civil Engineering Technologist program at Georgian College in Barrie. Second year students formed teams to test 19 of their Popsicle stick bridge designs. Professional Engineers from the chapter assisted with the event and everyone had an enjoyable day in the lab.
The PEO Simcoe-Muskoka Chapter is proud to announce the Scholarship Award Recipients for 2018: Congratulations to Damilola Fadiya, Cassidy Morgan and Kiera Orr-Casbourne who proved themselves as exceptional students in the Simcoe-Muskoka area! Our scholarships are awarded based on academic performance, community contributions, intra and extracurricular activities, and leadership positions taken on during an Read more about More Scholarships Awarded in 2018[…]