You might not realize it, but there are a number of factors that play into every building project.
While major challenges like securing the right permits and acquiring the right talent to do the job often get the most fanfare, even seemingly... (Read More)
Since the beginning of time, humans have turned to nature in order to find inspiration for art, efficiency and feats of engineering.
Birds and bats inspired the airplane, while turtle and tortoise shells produced suggestions for better shields... (Read More)
A recent article at Engineering.com covers one of the newer, more creative trends in structural engineering.
According to the article, "A group of Clarkson University mathematicians and a civil engineer have developed a passive and non-invasive... (Read More)
Here at McNeil Engineering, we're always hard at work.
Whether we're 3D-scanning, preparing an intensive land survey, or assisting an architecture team on their latest project, our various departments are always running here and there, ensuring... (Read More)
A recent post at ForConstructionPros makes a good point: if you're going to be driving a truck or vehicle that has a plow mechanism on the front end this winter, it's especially important to take necessary safety precautions.
Here are three... (Read More)
When it comes to working on a new project, there's a lot to think about.
In addition to costs, supplies, and selecting the right team to partner with, there's also the looming threat of accidents, safety hazards and potential... (Read More)
America's infrastructure is in the news a lot these days.
Roads are old and decaying, national monuments are cracking and chipping and bridges all over the country are beginning to creak and sway.
While the politics and budget issues... (Read More)
Planning a new construction project is both stressful and intimidating, especially if you don't come from an architecture or engineering background. Even the best plans can go wrong without a trustworthy, dependable and proven contracting team at... (Read More)
Construction work isn't just mentally challenging, it's physically grueling and often leaves workers nursing bruises, sore muscles and a myriad of other health problems on the weekends. There's lifting involved, working with heavy machinery, manual... (Read More)