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Article written in Innovation about our ShakeAlarm EEWS

Posted on Apr 14, 2016 in News

An article, written by our Principal and Head Seismologist! Enjoy!   Continue Reading -->

RockFall continuing to make progress!

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in News

Hi All! Sorry we have been amiss as of late, but we have been busy! We have installed another three RockFall systems in the last couple months, and repaired on that was damaged... Continue Reading -->

Certificate of Recognition (Safety) Obtained

Posted on Aug 18, 2015 in News

Hi All,   Just a quick note to let everyone know that we have obtained or Certificate of Recognition (Safety) from Enform in Canada. This means that we meet the... Continue Reading -->

RockFall.ca is up and running!

Posted on Jul 8, 2015 in News

Hi Everyone, Just a quick note,  www.rockfall.ca is up and running; we will be adding some more White Papers and extras as we progress, and will be tying it to RockFall... Continue Reading -->

More on ShakeAlarm

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 in News

Hi All; First, I must apologize - I am the worst blogger in the world. I have thought about seeing if someone would like to blog on my behalf, but the truth is, only I can blog... Continue Reading -->

shakealarm.com

Posted on Apr 16, 2015 in News

Hello All! Apologies for being somewhat distant, we have been really busy putting together all this new and good stuff! First off; www.facebook.com/shakealarm is up and running... Continue Reading -->

Happy New Year; Goodbye Old Year!

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 in News

Hello All! It is upon us once again - the end, and the beginning, over one second at midnight, tonight. We have had a fascinating year - a fire last December postponed our... Continue Reading -->

Christmas Party Lunch!

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 in News

Hi All! Thank all of our folks who were up in the cold north for the last 5 weeks!  Now that everyone is back, we plan to celebrate Christmas with everyone at our annual... Continue Reading -->

Corefirst and Weir-Jones sign aggrement to promote ShakeAlarm in the United States

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 in News

Corefirst, http://corefirst-seismic-upgrade-system.com/ , has just entered into an agreement with Weir-Jones to promote our EEW system, ShakeAlarm, http://www.shakealarm.com into... Continue Reading -->

On using CAV and OBE in seismic monitoring of nuclear power plant

Posted on Sep 24, 2014 in News

Operating basis earthquake ground motion (OBE) is the ground motion for which those features of the NPP necessary for continued operation without undue risk to the health and safety... Continue Reading -->

It has been BUSY!

Posted on Sep 16, 2014 in News

Greetings! As you can imagine, summers are meant to be relaxing, slow moving kinds of things that you look back upon in December and say to yourself, 'Gee, that was a nice... Continue Reading -->

Back in town!

Posted on Aug 27, 2014 in News

Hello everyone! My apologies for being amiss; we have been through holiday's, conferences and meeting new friends. I promise that, in a short while, I will provide some... Continue Reading -->

Bloggin' is a challenge at times

Posted on Aug 5, 2014 in News

Hello all! We are currently enjoying a lovely summer; not much rain, lots of sun and most of our staff are taking holiday's all over the world this year - very exciting stuff! Although... Continue Reading -->

Relationships

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in News

Hello All! As we are all well aware, our relationships with the people around us tend to shape how our lives unfold - positive, pro-social relationships are always much more... Continue Reading -->

'Tis the season to go boating...

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in News

Hello all! We are very fortunate that at our new facility, we are right on the river. I don't mean this as we are 'close', I mean that 50' from our front door,... Continue Reading -->

The SPAM law

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 in News

Hey everyone! On July 1 2014 a new law came into effect in Canada prohibiting the mass emailing of folks you don't know. Canada was apparently at the bottom of the global... Continue Reading -->

Friday

Posted on Jun 27, 2014 in News

Friday, here now and again in a week. This Friday is of particular interest to us here in Canada, it represents the beginning to our weekend. On Monday, we will have another... Continue Reading -->

ShakeAlarm.com Facebook page up and running!

Posted on Jun 26, 2014 in News

Hi all! Just a quick note to let everyone know that www.facebook.com/shakealarm is up and running! We are hoping to build this into an online resource that is of assistance... Continue Reading -->

7.9 earthquake hits Alaska

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 in News

Hi All! Yesterday, a 7.9 earthquake hit an island in the Aleutians called Little Sitkin Island. A wave was generated, but not big enough to do any damage, alarms were sounded... Continue Reading -->

Being sustainable

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 in News

Hello All! There is a lot of chat lately about 'being sustainable'; allow me to give you our take on this. A number of our solutions where the RCF(TM) logo, as seen... Continue Reading -->

A new week, a new perspective

Posted on Jun 16, 2014 in News

Hello All! This week, we are expecting one of our RockFall Systems to go live; we are looking at a piece of track up the valley and we are very excited about this too! It has... Continue Reading -->

www.shakealarm.com is live!

Posted on Jun 12, 2014 in News

Hi All! Just a quick note to let everyone know that www.shakealarm.com is live! ShakeAlarm is a cost efficient Earthquake Early Warning System (EEWS) that we have deployed... Continue Reading -->

Hey good lookin'!!!

Posted on Jun 5, 2014 in News

So, here I was, meeting a client at a structural monitoring location, you know, just business as normal, and then this bird starts making this huge fuss, carrying on, showing me... Continue Reading -->

Large Hole

Posted on May 29, 2014 in News

And here is a picture of a very large hole I found in the middle of Arizona:   Continue Reading -->

A voyage through the Western United States

Posted on May 28, 2014 in News

Hello all! We are just back from a six State, 5000 km (3000 miles for our Imperialist friends...) run down to Scottsdale Arizona and back again, after of course we finished showing... Continue Reading -->

Back from a trip to Arizona!

Posted on May 25, 2014 in News

Hi All! I am back from a whirlwind trip down into the States to create awareness of our accelerometers and their uses! There will be more from me, but seeing as though it... Continue Reading -->

The last week...

Posted on May 12, 2014 in News

Hello everyone! Apologies for being amiss last week; I was taken out of the office last week a little abruptly, so blame me. AGS has made a showing in the Pipeline and Gas... Continue Reading -->

The last couple of days...

Posted on May 2, 2014 in News

So, hello all! The last couple of days has been consumed with trying to get all of our testing gear organized and put away; our two resident worker girls, Sam and Marianne, did... Continue Reading -->

2014 Seismological Society of America

Posted on Apr 29, 2014 in News

Hello everyone! Lincoln has just gone up to Alaska to man a booth at the SSA’s 2014 Annual Meeting, Iain will be joining him tomorrow; it should prove to be a good show... Continue Reading -->

Open House a Success!!!

Posted on Apr 28, 2014 in News

Hello All! Back from a spectacular weekend after a phenomenally successful Open House last Friday! Kim and Christoph from Brisco Manufacturing (the folks who manufactured... Continue Reading -->

One more oughta do it...

Posted on Apr 28, 2014 in News

Ok, this post should be suffcient to correct my failings in being able to post a picture. Cheers! Continue Reading -->

Sorry for the picture problem below...

Posted on Apr 28, 2014 in News

As it so happens, it would appear my picture osting abilities are requiring a little more honing before I should be let loose on the internet. My apologies, for this - it now... Continue Reading -->

Open House Day!

Posted on Apr 25, 2014 in News

Hi Everyone! Today marks our open house, and us being moved in 'officially' after the fire! We are working with Brisco Manufacturing to showcase our AWESOME LVL interior... Continue Reading -->

6.7 magnitude quake recorded on the NW corner of Vancouver Island...

Posted on Apr 24, 2014 in News

Hey everyone! Just to let everyone know, our Earthquake Early Warning systems deployed throughout Vancouver captured last nights event! Our system at the George Massey Tunnel... Continue Reading -->

Chocolate, and other wreckers of diets

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in News

So you made it! Good to see, so did we! I always remember when I was a child that this time of the years was punctuated by two things: 1) Chocolate, I could never get enough of it,... Continue Reading -->

The last Thursday...

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in News

The last Thursday before the long weekend... how very nice! This weekend is actually a weekend you can plan to go and not be rushed, or constantly thinking about having to go back... Continue Reading -->

Torquers, torquers, torquers...!

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in News

Accelerometers... single, dual or tri axial - we make them, we service them, we ship them worldwide; and we are very proud of that fact. Production is just ramping up again (after... Continue Reading -->

Bloggin'

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in News

So here I am blogging away - day 2. Funny how the move, which was pretty chaotic, is now settling down into a really nice place to work! We had our friend Ruxtin (super sweet... Continue Reading -->

Back from Rail Safety 2014 in Orlando Florida

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 in News

Hello All! Our first (of many to come...) blog post! As you can imagine, Orlando, from Canada, at this time of the year is quite a pleasant change - especially considering... Continue Reading -->

News Release

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 in News

Vancouver engineering firm moving to new environmentally friendly quarters VANCOUVER, B.C. (January 16, 2014) –The Weir-Jones Group, a 43-year-old Vancouver engineering... Continue Reading -->