Every civil engineering project shares one common element: the environment. Every structure has to fit into its surroundings, whether they’re natural or built.
Structural engineering is all about how the physical laws of the universe affect the... (Read More)
Laser scanning can greatly speed up surveying and provide far more information in design documents and AutoCAD drawings. But it takes more than having the tools to earn the benefits of this new technology.
Laser scanning has taken some major... (Read More)
Every successful construction project depends on clear, frequent and continual communication among everyone involved: architects, engineers and clients. Construction administration can be seen as the communications hub in the project.
Every... (Read More)
Structural engineering projects are complex, with stringent requirements for quality and safety for the people who will be using the structures. That’s why a contract for a project requiring structural engineering services has to be not only... (Read More)
As a tool, laser scanning is finding more and more applications in a wide range of industries, from manufacturing to high tech and even in agriculture. We at McNeil Engineering are leaders in the application of laser scanning to surveying, 3D... (Read More)
With more than 35 years of experience and as the paving consulting experts in Utah, we get a lot of questions. Our state is known to have an environment with weather and temperature extremes that can be hard on paved surfaces, such as parking lots... (Read More)
Landscape architecture pays. National studies, in fact, show that the return on investment in a development’s outdoor amenity space can be as high as 150 percent. This does not include the impact of energy costs and other lifespan savings that... (Read More)
The smart building, intelligent architecture, the Internet of Things — these buzzwords are common in the architecture, design, civil engineering and construction industries today. But they’re more than impressive words to throw around at... (Read More)
When you visit a construction site in 2019, don’t be surprised to see the civil engineering professionals wearing a range of technologies on their wrists, arms, even built into their glasses. You’ll see more construction supervisors and workers... (Read More)