Archive for January, 2018

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 […]

Cyber risk insurance still less than tangible assets

The 2017 EMEA Cyber Risk Transfer Comparison Report, recently released by Aon in collaboration with the Ponemon Institute, found that organisations recognise the growing value of technology and data assets relative to historical tangible assets, though they are spending four times more on insurance for property, plant and equipment (PP&E) risks. The report is based […]

Blast design package improves controlled blasts

Tried and true to its purpose is what makes the Carlson Quarryman Pro laser scanner and its blast design package – which includes the rugged Quarryman, Boretrak, and blast design software – not only popular, but also highly efficient for use in quarries and mines around the world. First developed in the 1980s, the Quarryman […]