Engineers@Leisure: Keeping the age of steam alive

The smell of coal, oil and steam and the chuff-chuff of a 220 t steam locomotive as it gathers momentum to 60 km/h along the railway excites many people, young and old. One man keeps a beady eye on a wall of gauges and periodically shovels coal into a square hole, while a second man […]

Engineers@Leisure: Exploring New Zealand

Two gals and a campervan After four years of studying and three years of articles, we were finally two newly qualified CA(SA)s and decided it was time for something a bit different. We were up for some exploring and set off on a 30-week adventure. We put aside learning from books, and decided instead to […]