Last week was the annual visit to speak to year 10 students at McKinnon Secondary College. We are proud to have had 9 Secondary students for work experience since 2012, the first of which has begun his studies in engineering at Monash University. Of course, our first university work experience student is still working for us.
LR Pardo & Associates have achieved Green Flag status with Avetta (formerly PICS Consortium), an international contractor management firm. This means we have passed safety, quality, technical, environmental, insurance, financial, sustainability, operational performance criteria through the PICS cloud based risk management solution. In essence it is just another confirmation of LRP&As reliability, excellence and professionalism as […]
Today we presented a seminar to local council engineers covering a range of geotechnical issues relevant to their capital works programme and road construction. It was received well by all who attended with positive feedback. Contact us if you would like us to run a seminar for your staff.
LR Pardo & Associates engaged in a research project to investigate the correlations between FWD and LWD results. The tests were carried out in the Brimbank district in June and July 2015. The investigation aimed at determining whether or not a correlation between the LWD and FWD exists that could be used to predict the […]
Lucas is trumpeting the cause of engineers again today at McKinnon Secondary for the annual careers talks for year 10 students. We’ve had five come for work experience from this school already with more lined up. One has finished school and entered a university engineering course, so something must be working. We wish them all […]
Recently the Australian standard for soaked CBR determination has changed. The aim of the change to the standard is to make the results more repeatable and less susceptible to moisture variations within the laboratory. Curing times of samples have also been specified both prior to performing the Maximum Dry Density, and the remoulding of the […]