Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

New Employee Highlight-Brandon Huggins

 

Shield Engineering is excited to welcome one of our newest employees Brandon Huggins.

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New Employee Highlight – Hayden M. Hoggard, PE

 

Shield Engineering is excited to welcome our newest employee, Hayden Hoggard. Hayden is a Civil Engineer with an extensive background in water resources and wastewater collection systems. Hayden...

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How Civil Engineers Breathe New Life into Brownfields Sites

Brownfields lands are some of the most underutilized in all the U.S. Former gas stations, dry cleaners, industrial sites…any land that is complicated by the “presence or potential presence of a...

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Shield Civil Engineering Spotlight: Brownfields Redevelopment

Brownfields redevelopment can be an incredibly complex process. Shield Engineering’s professional team frequently assists with many different components of Brownfields construction projects, from...

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Ask an Engineer: When Does a Spill Require Professional Cleanup?

Shield Engineering’s environmental cleanup group, the Action Environmental Group, has worked to remediate minor and complex spills for over twenty years.  Offering 24/7 emergency management...

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Shield Civil Engineering Spotlight: Segmental Block Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are complex structures that serve a variety of purposes. From erosion control to soil containment, retaining walls come in all shapes and sizes and can either be gravity-sustained...

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5 Things to Know About Soil Compaction

Soil compaction testing is just one area of Shield Engineering’s soil engineering specialty. Our professionals test, consult on, and plan for, soil compaction as it relates to construction...

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Shield Civil Engineering Spotlight: Erosion Control

One of the most important areas in which Shield Engineering regularly consults is that of erosion control. Erosion can result in structural instability; creek, stream, and river pollution; the...

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Why is Construction Materials Testing (CMT) Important?

 

 

What is CMT? Construction Materials Testing (CMT) is the testing of materials used to build new projects, add to existing projects, or amend existing construction projects. The services...

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Which Material Builds the Strongest Structure?

 

People have been experimenting with different building materials since the beginning of time. All materials contribute certain characteristics to structures – strength being one of the most...

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