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Blast Engineering Services

Blast Engineering ServicesAdvanced technical knowledge and hands-on field experience allow us to provide unparalleled services to the blasting industry. DST offers many blast engineering services aimed at helping our clients to maximize production and efficiency while meeting contract specifications and constraints and minimizing social and environmental impacts.

These services include:

  • Site specific blast design
  • Blast Performance Evaluation and Optimization
  • Vibration Signature Analysis and Blast Diagnostics
  • Blast Design for Optimizing Fragmentation, minimizing Dilution and environmental impact
  • Blast Impact Analysis required for new quarrying and mining permits and licenses
  • Blasting Risk Assessment

In conjunction with field investigations such as pre-blast surveys and vibration monitoring, our experienced and well trained personnel also conduct blast damage claim investigations and provide outstanding expert witness testimonies.

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NEW! VIBACCESS

Vibration & Noise Monitoring Service

User friendly internet service that provides analysis of vibration and noise event information with near-real time transmission to subscribers. Specialized graphical map shows you location of sensors, compatible with a variety of devices.

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Zubair Hossain Paper in Journal of Hydrology

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DST’s Syed Ahmed Paper Accepted at the GeoOt...

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We are proud to announce that DST Project Manager Micheline Gervais is the recipient of the 2017 Influential Women of Northern Ontario Award for Tradeswoman of the Year. This award…


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Blasting Videos

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Our qualified blasting engineers design more than just rock-cuts and mines. They take down structures! Reinforced concrete buildings, smokestacks, steel tanks…

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