Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

Happy International Women in Engineering Day 2021

International Women in Engineering Day, or INWED, is a celebration of the amazing women who are passionate about the world of engineering, pushing our industry forward and helping build the future...

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5 Things to Know About Construction Materials Testing

 

Construction materials testing is one of the primary areas of practice for Shield Engineering. We’re experts at it, in fact, and our Construction Engineering Services Group has been working with...

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How to Prepare a Construction Site for a Hurricane

Hurricane season is officially here, meaning that storms are on their way. With experts predicting an above-average hurricane season in 2021, it's important that everyone have a hurricane...

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Lead Paint in Your Facility? Here's What to Do Next

 

Lead paint is always disconcerting whether you’ve known about it for years or stumbled into it during a renovation or construction project. Shield Engineering’s experienced environmental...

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Engineered Living Materials - The Innovation Shaping Engineering

Could building materials one day grow themselves back together? Maybe, if the US military has anything to do with it. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is a special branch of...

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3 Reasons to Keep Environmental Compliance Top of Mind During Real Estate Development

Environmental due diligence is paramount to the overall success of any building project. Complying with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations preserves the health of the...

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5 Things You’ll Need to Become a Civil Engineer

 

Are you thinking about becoming a civil engineer? Here at Shield Engineering, our engineers are an integral part of the team. They’re responsible for everything from evaluating failed buildings...

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The Ultimate Roadmap to Navigating a Spill Response

Spill Response Management is serious business.

The faster the process begins, the less hazardous the situation becomes. Environmental spills of any size or severity can have devastating outcomes. 

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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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5 Materials That Are Set to Revolutionize Construction

 

 

Materials science is changing the face of construction. New building materials are being created, tested, and implemented all over the world - but which show the most promise for wide-scale...

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