Author: McIntosh Perry
McIntosh Perry came home winners from the 2017 Consulting Engineers of Ontario (CEO) Award Gala.
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The first impression one gets of a well maintained building is the way its exterior envelope looks. Giving the exterior cladding a face lift when it is needed makes a very old building look young and attractive and hence adds to the value of the building and individual units. Before you undertake any repairs, you... Read more »
Three engineers with McIntosh Perry are being honoured nationally for their roles in advancing the way bridges are constructed and replaced in Ontario. Clifford Lam, Quazi Islam and Bala Tharmabala, are part of a team receiving a Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Excellence in Innovation in Civil Engineering award at the end of May for... Read more »
On occasion during periods of hot summer weather, a testing company may report a low compressive strength test result and subsequent tests carried out on cores removed from the concrete appear to confirm the initial low test results. Often, further testing reveals that the concrete was satisfactory at the time of delivery and that, with the... Read more »
While concrete has an impressive track record for durability, as demonstrated by such buildings as the Pantheon, it nonetheless has properties that make the development of cracks inevitable. Drying Shrinkage Concrete is a mixture of aggregate and cement paste; as the cement paste sets and hardens, it shrinks by as much as 25mm in 30cm.... Read more »