Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

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 long-lasting effect on the environment, creating small issues today that can snowball into larger environmental hazards in the days, weeks, months, and years ahead....

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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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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 toxicity...

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What Geology Has to Do With Your Construction Project

 

The geology of a location is, at times, its most important factor to consider during construction. The geologic features of a parcel of land – its physical structure, its soil makeup –...

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Construction Dewatering

The cost of land keeps increasing!  In order to maximize the aesthetics, value, and utilization of your property, parking spaces are quite often located below grade.  Pump stations and major sewer...

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