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Truss Talk

I was recently lucky enough to spend four days diving off a boat on the outskirts of the Great Barrier Reef. We all had a fantastic time, but for some of our group, it was four days of hell comprising of the constant nausea and vomiting associated with acute sea-sickness.

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Truss Talk

I come from a long family tradition of cheapskates. I believe broken television antenna should be saved because the bits of metal might be useful for a future project. When the switch on my grinder recently broke I spent hours...

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Truss Talk

I have managed to convince my junior engineer that back when I was his age, our engineering calculations had to be written out on blackboards before they were committed to paper (because paper was far more expensive back then!)....

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Truss Talk

Last week I visited a well-known Australian company’s warehouse. It was one of several in the area that had collapsed under the weight of hail in a recent severe storm.

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Truss Talk

I have practiced yoga for almost 20 years. I relish the physical part but have never come to terms with yoga’s more spiritual aspects. I am always distracted during the meditation by my sceptical engineer’s mind that is looking to solve problems. Essentially, I am hopeless at it!

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