Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

5 Ways to Improve U.S. Infrastructure

The U.S.A's infrastructure is in desperate need of improvement. According to the ASCE's most recent Infrastructure Report Card, America's infrastructure received a grade of C-.   

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Best Practices Immediately Following a Hazardous Materials Spill

Improperly handled hazardous waste has the potential to harm both people and the environment. Every year, hazardous waste spills cost American businesses hundreds of millions of dollars in cleanup...

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Top 7 Construction Industry Trends Impacting the Field in 2022

2021 was a challenging year for engineering and the construction industry. Construction experts are forecasting demand for many types of construction to shrink in 2022, as the labor shortage is...

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3 Concerns Construction Leaders are Facing in 2022

Corporations around the world have been facing a slew of evolving challenges over the past few years, ranging from an international pandemic to staffing shortages. In a survey by Corporate Board...

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How Industrial Companies Can Avoid a Hazardous Waste Fire

Fires started from hazardous waste aren’t always just difficult to extinguish, they can also be extremely dangerous. On an industrial scale, toxic fires can lead to massive explosions that cause...

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3 Environmental Contaminants You Haven't Heard Of

Environmental contaminants come in all shapes and sizes. “Persistent” environmental contaminants include everything from lead to asbestos to carbon monoxide, but there’s a wide world of toxins out...

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What to Know About Wastewater When Buying an Industrial Property

 

Considering an investment in industrial land? Perhaps the property houses large buildings suitable for further use or maybe the long-vacant land is well suited for new construction. Before you pull...

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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 autopsying failed buildings and...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Structural Engineering

Structural engineering is a foundational career that plays such a large part in supporting the foundation of today's society. From highways and railroads to homes and skyscrapers, structural...

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