Top 5 engineering wonders you can visit during March break

March break is not even half over! If you need some local ideas of where to go as a family this week, here are our favourite engineering wonders that are in Ontario and totally worth the visit. 1. CN Tower - Civil construction engineering The CN Tower is an iconic piece of the Toronto skyline and the world's tallest

Engineering Energy Highlight: Nuclear Power

For most people, the word nuclear usually triggers thoughts of weapons and/or disasters. In truth, many of the perceptions and beliefs people hold about atomic power are antiquated and in some cases just wrong. Canada has maintained a long standing relationship with nuclear power established over 70 years ago. It makes sense that Canada has such

Engineering Energy Highlight: Hydro-Electric Power

Prior to the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 sytem, water on the surface of any planet other than our own was unknown. This phenomena is an extremely rare occurrence as we have yet to confirm which of the planets do have water on their surfaces. Water does so many things for our planet from sustaining life, to

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Automotive Centre of Excellence, Excellent For More Than Just Cars

What's twice the size of a baseball diamond, faster than a hurricane, colder than a blizzard and hotter than a desert? As you may have guessed from the title of the article, the answer to the riddle is the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Centre for Autmotive Excellence (CAE). The multilevel testing facility

Global Engineering: Part 1

Engineers are at the forefront of ensuring that the future needs of Canadians and citizens all over the world are met. Engineering work drives economic progress and improves quality of life all over the world. The following video was submitted and won 3rd place in the contest for the 2014 Global Engineering Award presented by CH2MHILL.

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