Protecting joint health and avoiding injury are two things that even the most enthusiastic athlete must consider as they age. Joint damage and similar injuries from high-impact sports can sideline athletes for weeks or even months at a time. However, there are ways to protect your joints while maintaining overall…


Constructing roads, buildings, dams, rail lines, and hockey rinks in cold climates where the ground is permanently frozen poses considerable challenges. When a structure is placed on top of permafrost ground, the ground can melt and cause it to heave. …


A career in geotechnical engineering is as exciting as it is challenging. Most engineers in this field love that no two days are ever the same , and many relish the numerous opportunities they get to create innovative solutions to problems.

A typical day for a geotechnical engineer involves:

Drafting…


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To the uninitiated, golf seems like a complicated sport with complicated rules and way too much equipment, but don’t let your first impression scare you off! …


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Just like engineering, welding has existed in many forms across the ages. Of course, the technology used in welding today differs significantly from strategies in the Bronze Age. Back then, the first welding projects were circular gold boxes. To create these small objects…


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Engineering is quite a broad realm that consists of civil, chemical, mechanical, and electrical fields. While the names of these fields give a good idea of what to expect, prospective engineers may not know the specific requirements for each. …


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Welding is one of the most important trades in the world of construction and manufacturing, whether it’s used for cars, buildings, or ships. It’s also a trade that’s changing very rapidly. Currently, there’s a severe shortage of welders in the United States. It’s…


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Most people drive, walk, or even bike across bridges daily as they make their way to work, school, or the grocery store (or when they’re just trying to get a breath of fresh air!). We rarely give these engineering feats a second thought, even…


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The gym isn’t always an accessible place, especially not with so many physical locations and storefronts temporarily closed. Luckily, gyms and fitness centers aren’t essential for staying in shape. While you may not have benchpress and elliptical resources at home, you have the most important element…


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Most people don’t know a lot about metal fabrication. They understand that metal goods are produced in factories, but have few details on the actual steps involved in creating those goods. Metal fabrication is the process of building objects from raw materials. Steps…

Justin Panagapko

From Winnipeg, Justin Panagapko has been building a career around his interest in welding. He’s the President and Owner of 364 Metalworks. JustinPanagapko.org

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