Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Tips and tricks for building in Queensland.

Investigating Structural Damage

Mr Rob Hughes, semi-retired director of engineer consultancy heavy-weight Hughes, Beal & Wright, has forgotten more about investigating structural damage than many engineers will ever know.

So when Rob agreed to let Cornell Engineers share his guidelines for investigating structural damage, we were super-excited to take this opportunity to publish his truly exceptional insights.

Structural engineers, forensic engineers and up and coming engineers: please read on. Continue reading Investigating Structural Damage

Training Session – Building Over or Near Public Infrastructure

Join Cornell Engineer’s graduate structural engineer, Jed Maybury, for an introduction to MP1.4 Building Over or Near Relevant Infrastructure in Queensland.

Here are the Powerpoint slides for you to click along with.

Connect with Jed Maybury on LinkedIn.

Reference material: MP1.4 from HPW

Class Action aimed at VBA

How devastating would it be to buy a property and the first guests at your door are your neighbours saying that you just bought a lemon….

Welcome to our nightmare.

Check out this article about how a class action is being levelled at Victoria’s VBA.

Unprecedented class action launched against Victoria’s building regulator