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5 Things to Know About Underground Storage Tanks

Underground storage tanks are a mainstay of industrial and retail fueling  operations. Used for everything from storing fuels and water to industrial chemicals, there are more than 555,000 of...

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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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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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5 Things to Know About Groundwater Compliance

Compliance regulations regarding groundwater are as varied as they are complex. Staying up to date on new industry guidelines and requirements can be overwhelming, but for almost any size...

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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 evaluating failed buildings...

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5 Things to Know About the Soil Erosion Crisis 

How much do you know about the global soil crisis? We hear often about issues like water pollution, deforestation, and ozone degradation, but the world’s fast-eroding layer of topsoil will soon...

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How 3 Kinds of Environmental Spills are Handled Differently

Environmental disasters come in all shapes and sizes. Environmental spills can be the result of human error (like a train crash) or due to external factors like weather, soil disruption, and even...

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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,...

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Engineering Trends to Watch in 2018

 

 

The engineering industry is in a constant state of innovation. Between technical advancements and rampant investment by developers, the science of building things came a long way in 2017. As...

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