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Damaged FRP (Fibreglass Reinforced Plastic)

Just under the railway bridge between Rhodes and Meadowbank (Sydney, Australia) there is an area with odd shapes of concrete at strange angles and sort of linked together with sections of GRP. There are also benches which overlook the water. I don’t often go there,...

You Know That You’re An Old Engineer – Number 8

1. When you can remember that gloves were for wimps – guys on the shop floor had gnarly battered hands. 2. When you can remember that hearing protection was for wimps – which is why all of your buddies now have hearing problems – WHAT DID YOU SAY? 3. When you can...

Armed Forces Engineers – The Unsung Heroes

A short overview, to remember the people beavering away in the background. They never get the glory, but when “push comes to shove” the newspapers heroes (and by no means do I intend to denigrate them or their achievements) ride on the back of the Engineers. War...