Justin Panagapko is the owner and President of both Arctic Foundations of Canada and 364 Metalworks, keeping him busy in his career in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Outside of his career, Justin enjoys sports.
Snowmobiling can easily be one of the most thrilling winter activities around. While it can be fun and exciting, if safety measures are not in place, it can quickly become a recipe for disaster. That is why precautions need to be set into place before heading out for that adrenaline rush. In order to stay safe while snowmobiling this winter, here are several tips to have a fun yet safe experience.
While each state varies on its different requirements, some states have regulations requiring a ...
Whether you’re an amateur welder or choose the vocation to make a living, there is always room for improvement. Not only will you produce a better product, but you will also find welding to be more engaging and interesting as you learn more. Here are five easy ways to hone your welding skills.
Work with Clean Materials
If you are doubting your skillset as a welder, the first thing to do is work only with clean materials. Oil, dust, and dirt affects the quality of the welds. You may end up wit...
Technological innovations have catalyzed fascinating advancements in the way that industries utilize resources to produce and distribute their products or services.
Here is a smattering of the most innovative developments in the world of civil engineering.
The days of paper blueprints printed on yards of engineering templates may be drawing to a close. 3D modeling, led by CyberCity3D, functions as an interface between the engineering, architecture, and construction sectors to stre...
Before snowmobiling became a sport, the vehicles were originally created in order to traverse the winter landscape in Canada. The idea was first conceived by Joseph-Armand Bombardier, who was a teenager at the time. The young man used a conventional bicycle as the main component of his invention and added rails to propel the bike across the snow. Other devices emerged that included paddles. Steam power was added. Carl Eliason filed the first patent for the “motor toboggan” in 1927. In the dec...
Are you looking to improve your golf swing? Golf enthusiasts of any caliber want to perfect their swings to give their moves more power and control. Regardless of whether you are a novice or you already have experience on the golf course, here are five tips to improve your swing and, incidentally, your game.
It is no secret that welding is a complicated task. To be successful at welding, one must learn, train, practice, and be safe during the process. With such a complex process, there is unfortunately a lot of room for mistakes. In the world of welding, mistakes can be costly, especially when the product or structure is damaged. These six weld testing strategies will help you make the most of your latest welding project.
The key to ensuring safety during a weld is multiple insp...
Civil engineering is one of the most lucrative engineering disciplines that any individual may want to pursue. It offers a wide range of exciting and fulfilling opportunities for individuals who are passionate about buildings, architecture, and infrastructure. People with exceptional creativity and planning abilities can put these talents to great use, especially in building heavily-trafficked structures.
But how do they get to become civil engineers?
Civil engineering req...
Curling may only get national attention during the Olympics, but it is enjoyed worldwide at all times of the year. The great thing about curling is that everyone that loves the sport can play. Whether you are playing in competitive matches or a friendly league with friends, there are always opportunities to get better. These are the four best ways to improve your curling game.
Properly Line Up Shots
Curling is all about precision. Missing your shot by a few centimeters can be the difference i...
Protecting joint health and avoiding injury are two things that even the most enthusiastic athlete must consider as they age. Joint damage and similar injuries from high-impact sports can sideline athletes for weeks or even months at a time. However, there are ways to protect your joints while maintaining overall fitness.
Civil engineers are responsible for designing and building the infrastructure that keeps modern society functioning and moving forward. They are the creators of everything from highways to power plants, buildings to waste treatment facilities. Without their knowledge and expertise, humanity would not be able to survive on an industrial level.
Do you have a golf enthusiast in your family or among your friends that you have to buy a birthday or anniversary gift for? Or are you that golf enthusiast, looking to improve your game by improving your arsenal? This article has you covered. If you are looking for the best golf gear for 2020–2021, look no further.
Here are three great tools that any golfer will love.
If winter is your favorite season and you love the chilly bite of snow and ice on your face, snowmobiling might be the sport for you! With over 600,000 registered snowmobiles in Canada, a number that’s only going to rise during the COVID-19 winter, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon—or snowmobile—and get started with this fun individual sport.
Stick welding, known to some welders as shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), uses an electrode and electrical power to weld different metals together. An electrode is a metal rod that conducts an electric current to provide filler metal for joints.
The Process and Tools of Stick Welding
When welding, keep the distance between the arc and the metal consistent. Stick welding uses inverter technology to control processes and power. Inverter technology converts AC power to DC power, then inverts fr...
When you think of technological innovation, you may not immediately think about civil engineering. However, advanced technology is a large part of today’s construction industry. Better construction methods can have a substantial impact on important issues like climate change. Construction of large structures can contribute to climate change, accounting for over a fourth of all greenhouse gases. If civil engineers can construct more environmentally friendly facilities, they can eliminate a con...
Today, people around the world benefit from the science of civil engineering. Throughout history, civil engineers worked primarily as builders and architects. Dominated mainly in the past by men, today’s civil engineering departments at major universities actively seek to recruit women. Learn more about the impressive history of this vital line of work through the centuries.
Civil Engineering in the Ancient World
Ancient people never used the term “civil engineering” to describe major public ...