Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

What Your Employees Need to Know about Hazardous Materials

Employees have both a need and right to know about their risks concerning hazardous materials. Appropriate knowledge of best practices within a workplace encourages safety and compliance.

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What Professionals Need to Know About Environmental Due Diligence

Environmental Due Diligence isn’t just a nebulous practice area, it’s a formal process that’s becoming increasingly important for builders, developers, and landowners alike. Environmental Due...

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5 Ways Civil Engineering Affects Your Daily Life

Civil engineers help in the design, planning, and construction of many of the structures and services we use every day. From highways and airports to basic everyday utilities, few public services are...

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What Will Insurance Companies Ask About An Environmental Spill?

The business of storing, handling, and disposing of hazardous materials grows more complex every year. Data from the PHMSA (Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration) shows that over...

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Protecting Water and Wastewater Utilities Against Cyberattacks

After 2021's ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, a trend of cyberattacks targeting companies directly tied to the nation's infrastructure is a growing cause for concern. Government agencies,...

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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 present...

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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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