Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

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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What Industrial Facilities Managers Should Know About Stormwater Management

Stormwater management is one of the most important focuses for facilities managers. The complex web of federal, state, and county regulations regarding the protection and treatment of stormwater...

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What is Erosion control and How to Develop an Erosion Control Plan

One of the most common areas that Shield Engineering provides expertise is in erosion control - it also happens to be one of the most important services that we provide.

Erosion can result in...

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4 Questions to Ask Your Engineering Firm During the Real Estate Development Process

Real estate developers assume the greatest risks – and are generally subject to the largest rewards – during the creation or renovation of real estate. Commercial developers typically elect to...

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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 Engineering: Experience Engineering Excellence

Engineering is a complicated business, but it doesn’t have to be. When you choose to work with a company that offers a broad range of engineering services in-house, you’re mitigating the risk of...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Environmental Spills

One small spill can have a lasting effect on the environment. Because of the impact environmental spills can have, it's important to understand the magnitude of damage that can be caused by even...

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5 Things to Know About Sinkholes

As an engineering firm, we here at Shield know a lot about sinkholes. This phenomenon is more common in some areas than others, and in many cases, seems to happen without warning. Sinkholes aren’t...

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