A company was fined $10,000 for reusing a professional engineer’s seal. A building in Langford has been evacuated for a second time due to safety issues. Suggestions for future-proofing your engineering career. These were the most-read stories in the Daily Media Report at the beginning of May.
Fined $10,000 for misusing a professional engineer’s seal. Edsel Byers and the company Empire Construction have each been fined $5,000 for copying a professional engineer’s seal from a previous set of plans onto new plans without the engineer’s knowledge or consent.
Second evacuation of Langford building. It’s the second time since 2019 that renters in RidgeView Place have been evacuated because of its unsafe structural design. The previous improvements made to fix these problems did not adequately address all of the safety issues. A more detailed analysis of the building has been ordered.
How to future-proof your engineering career. This blog lists five suggestions on how to keep your engineering career relevant and sustainable in the future.