Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

Ask an Engineer: When Does a Spill Require Professional Cleanup?

Shield Engineering’s environmental cleanup group, the Action Environmental Group, has worked to remediate minor and complex spills for over twenty years.  Offering 24/7 emergency management services...

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5 Materials That Are Set to Revolutionize Construction

 

 

Materials science is changing the face of construction. New building materials are being created, tested, and implemented all over the world - but which show the most promise for wide-scale...

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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, and...

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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 Engineers During Real Estate Development

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 bring...

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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 projects,...

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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. Because...

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