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February 24, 2014

Typical Corrosion Protection on Exposed Steel Structures Forgets About Fire Hazards

by Hinman Team

As a structural fire consultant, the polyurethane topcoat jumps out at us as a fire hazard. It’s basically painting fuel directly onto the steel elements!


September 11, 2013

The Right Tool for the Job

by Hinman Team

As an avid home improvement enthusiast, I quickly learned that availing yourself with the most appropriate tool greatly expedites any task and boy, do they have a tool for everything. I think this also translates well into the field of engineering – specifically blast engineering – there are a number of ways to calculate a blast load and the effect of this on your building – but which is the most appropriate for you? Well, it depends…


July 12, 2013

Hinman Named Top Tier Award

by Hinman Team

Hinman Consulting Engineers was named in the top five Best Firms to Work For by an industry research and business intelligence firm, ZweigWhite, on June 21, 2013 in Chicago. Hinman continues it ranking from previous years, maintaining its place in the top tier with other structural engineering firms.


January 18, 2013

What We Can Learn from the Latest Bombing in Kabul

by Hinman Team

In the midst of the 2012 holiday season, Americans opened their newspaper and read about the latest bombing in the long Afghan insurgency…


December 20, 2012

Risky Travel

by Hinman Team

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects that annual air passenger traffic will rise from 2.8 billion passengers in 2011 to a whopping 3.6 billion passengers by 2016! With so many passengers relying on air travel, there is no question airports serve a vital economic role for businesses and tourism. Billions of passengers enter into airports each year, knowingly or unknowingly, accepting a level of risk before ever stepping foot onto a plane.


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