STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS & DESIGN
Aluminum Signal structures
More than 24 years experience in the the design of aluminum structures for the railway industry, including wayside signals, wayside cantilevers, signal bridges, and service bungalows
STRUCTURAL STEEL CONNECTION DESIGN
Steel buildings, bridges, stairs, miscellaneous steel
More than 28 years experience designing connections for hundreds of commercial, institutional and industrial buildings, including those supporting crane runways and other types of cyclical and impact loading.
Designs include erection procedures, specialized thermal & moment connections, and specialized fabrication methods such as cambering methods and weld sequencing to minimize fabrication distortions and maintain fabrication tolerances.
Conventional and explosive
Working closely with demolition contractors, Northern Shield provides engineering services for the successful demolition of mine headframes, buildings, bridges, communication towers & multi-level parking structures (including pre-stressed concrete structures and explosives demolition.
OVERHEAD CRANES & RUNWAYS
EOT, jib, gantry, monorail, below-the-hook lift devices
Extensive experience in design, evaluation, inspection and upgrade to hundreds of cranes and their supporting runways, including fatigue service life assessment.