Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

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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5 Common Causes of Environmental Spills

 

Environmental spills are a big problem. Whether a spill involves a few gallons of a commercial chemical or thousands of gallons of crude oil, the natural environment as well as people, animals,...

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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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