Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

3 Engineering Industry Trends to Expect in 2017

Engineering – structural, civil, and construction – is an exciting field to be in at the moment. A lot of changes are happening on a global level, and trickle-down tech is finally making an impact in...

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5 Things to Know About Brownfield Redevelopment

Brownfield redevelopments can be some of the most complicated in all of real estate. They often present huge unknowns which is why it’s critical for developers to work with a reputable environmental...

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The Mystery of “Concrete Disease” Finally Solved

It’s every engineer’s worst nightmare: Concrete Disease. Otherwise known as “concrete cancer,” the formation of dark, veiny cracks in a concrete structure over time are actually a result of the...

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Recent Changes to the EPA's Hazardous Waste Generator Rule

As of October 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency has completed an overhaul of its “Hazardous Waste Generator” regulations. At Shield Engineering, we’re already fielding calls from customers...

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Engineers Develop First-Ever "Tsunami-Safe" Building Standards

Although it may seem like tsunamis are becoming more and more frequent, they’re actually just becoming more destructive. That’s because in the last 100 years, buildings and infrastructure have been...

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Bendable Concrete Could Revolutionize Construction

Leave it to Singapore to come up with something as revolutionary as “bendable concrete.” Scientists at the Nanyang Technological University in conjunction with researchers from the Industrial...

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Best Practices Immediately Following a Hazardous Materials Spill

Improperly handled hazardous waste poses a threat to both the population and the planet. From oil to contaminated water, hazardous waste spills cost American companies billions of dollars each year...

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What's Causing a Growth Explosion in the Civil Engineering Industry?

The field of civil engineering took a sizable hit during the Great Recession. Projects were put on hold, municipalities were slashing budgets, and in general, construction tapered off. Experts are...

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ACI Develops Code for Repairing Reinforced Concrete

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has recently released a new code known as ACI 562 for the prescription and maintenance of concrete. The code is designed specifically to allow licensed...

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Shield Engineering: Your One-Stop Shop for Engineering Solutions

Shield Engineering is a full-service engineering firm offering solutions in the following categories: environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, engineering design, civil engineering,...

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