Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

3 Reasons to Keep Environmental Compliance Top of Mind During Real Estate Development

Environmental due diligence is paramount to the overall success of any building project. Complying with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations preserves the health of the...

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How to Take Water Drainage into Account During Real Estate Development

Surface and subsurface water drainage is one of the foremost considerations of real estate development. From single-family homes to multi-story office buildings, no structure is ever sustainably...

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New Employee Highlight-John Pellenz

 

Shield Engineering is excited to welcome one of our newest employees John Pellenz.  John comes to Shield with a B. S. Degree in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. 

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New Employee Highlight-Brandon Huggins

 

Shield Engineering is excited to welcome one of our newest employees Brandon Huggins.

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New Employee Highlight – Hayden M. Hoggard, PE

 

Shield Engineering is excited to welcome our newest employee, Hayden Hoggard. Hayden is a Civil Engineer with an extensive background in water resources and wastewater collection systems. Hayden...

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How Civil Engineers Breathe New Life into Brownfields Sites

Brownfields lands are some of the most underutilized in all the U.S. Former gas stations, dry cleaners, industrial sites…any land that is complicated by the “presence or potential presence of a...

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Shield Civil Engineering Spotlight: Brownfields Redevelopment

Brownfields redevelopment can be an incredibly complex process. Shield Engineering’s professional team frequently assists with many different components of Brownfields construction projects, from...

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Shield Civil Engineering Spotlight: Segmental Block Retaining Walls

Retaining walls are complex structures that serve a variety of purposes. From erosion control to soil containment, retaining walls come in all shapes and sizes and can either be gravity-sustained...

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Shield Engineering Spotlight: Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessments

One of the primary responsibilities of Shield Engineering’s Environmental Engineering department is to perform Phase I Environmental Site Assessments. What exactly is an Environmental Site...

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5 Ways the US Can Immediately Improve its Infrastructure

 

 

The U.S.A’s infrastructure is in dire need of improvement. According to the most recent Infrastructure Report Card released by the ASCE, if America’s infrastructure received a letter grade, it...

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