Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

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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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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5 Things to Know About Industrial Hygiene

Industrial hygiene is the practice of evaluating and remediating potentially hazardous workplace conditions. Shield Engineering has a long history of providing effective industrial hygiene...

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