Rig Tipover Case Study
A rig was in the middle of an operation when it suddenly tipped over. There was no sudden noise, no gust of wind to cause the tipover. Although one of the racking board guylines was not connected, our analysis showed that this was not a major factor in the tip over. So what happened? As […]
This is Nordic Calista Rig 4
We assisted the client to design the modular shop complex as seen below the rig. The complex contains offices, change rooms, a kitchen, washrooms, storage, and a work shop area for the workers on the rig to use as they go about their day. The work shop has sufficient room to park a Caterpillar Front […]
Look for us in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut!
We just received our Northwest Territories Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists (NAPEG) permit to practice! We are thrilled to be able to serve Northern Canada! If you have a project that requires an engineer in the Northwest territories or Nunavut, let us know, we would be more than happy to help out. We are […]
Golf Tournament Sponsorship
We were happy to sponsor two insurance industry golf tournaments these past weeks. We were at the CICMA golf tournament last Wednesday, and then the CIP tournament on Wednesday. We had a great time, even at the CIP on Wednesday where the weather was less than wonderful! All our golfers still had a great time. […]
We were happy to attend the latest Rainforest event in Edmonton. If you’re not familiar with this group, i encourage you to check them out. They are trying to create an ecosystem that encourages innovation right here in Edmonton. We are strong supporters of that; a lot of the work we have done over the […]
Case Study- ATV Fatality
Allan R. Nelson investigated an ATV fatality. Two workers near Innisfail were loading an ATV onto a truck using two ramps. The ramps were improperly secured, and the ATV rolled during the loading operation, fatally injuring the driver. We were able to demonstrate that the ramps were in poor condition, poorly labeled, and ill equipped […]
AAIA Board Appointment
We would like to extend our congratulations to our Anthea Sargeaunt for her appointment to the Alberta Association of Insurance Adjusters board yesterday. Anthea is excited be able to help shape the future of Alberta’s insurance industry through her volunteer position. We look forward to seeing the good work the AAIA is going to do […]
Trade Show at CIAA/CICMA Lecture
Allan R. Nelson Engineering was pleased to be at the CIAA/CICMA lecture trade show yesterday! We had a fun time talking to everyone and were pleased to see a lot of familiar faces go by! Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth! We’ll see you all at the next event!
Check us out at the CIAA/CICMA Western Region Education Conference!
We will be onsite at the CIAA/CICMA Western Region Education Conference on April 10th for their mini trade show. Come see us there! You can register for the event here.
Highway Tanks B620 Update
Just a reminder to everyone out there building highway tanks on the B620 2009 edition that that Transport Canada has adopted the 2014 edition of B620, Highway tanks and TC portable tanks for the transportation of dangerous goods. Designs certified to the 2009 edition must be updated, and the deadline for that update has now […]