Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

Why Environmental Due Diligence Matters for Industrial Facilities

Environmental due diligence is a process that evaluates the condition of real estate for potential risk of environmental contamination. This procedure allows investors, developers, and all other...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Groundwater Remediation

Groundwater is an incredibly important part of the water cycle, playing multiple roles in our ecosystem to sustain life around the world. Let's start with the basics: groundwater is the water...

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Five Things You Should Know About Hazardous Waste

When handled improperly, hazardous waste can bring severe risks to both people and the environment. After decades of environmental and construction engineering, our team has worked with clients...

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How to Handle Oil Spills, Chemical Spills, and Gas Leaks

Environmental disasters come in all shapes and sizes. Whether they're the result of human error or brought about by a natural disaster, environmental disasters can often result in the exposure of...

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5 Things You Should Know About Retaining Walls

Retaining walls can be found everywhere, but until you realize you might need one, you probably don’t pay much attention to them. The team at Shield Engineering has compiled five things you should...

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New NC Stormwater Permitting Requirements for 2021

Shield Engineering has studied recent changes to North Carolina's stormwater permitting requirements to help keep our clients in compliance. Our team provides comprehensive stormwater services,...

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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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