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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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Community Events

Booth Street Asbestos Risk Evaluation

Booth Street in Ottawa is home to a Government of Canada building complex. Recently during renovations at this complex, one of the buildings underwent an emergency shutdown and evacuation because…


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DST and the Whitesand First Nation Career Fair

On April 18, DST Consulting Engineers attended The Whitesand First Nation career fair. This fair was hosted by Whitesand First Nation and held at their new multiplex facility.   The…


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DST Heads Up North for the Nunavut Mining Symposiu...

Iqaluit, Nunavut is a central hub for the northern territories in Canada. Each spring this small but vibrant northern city fills up with visitors flocking to the Nunavut Mining Symposium…


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RBC Future Launch Program at DST Thunder Bay

Over the past year, in partnership with Lakehead University and RBC, Amanda Sauermann, Senior Marketing Specialist at DST Consulting Engineers Inc, has had a placement student under the Future Launch…


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Nanticoke Stack Demolition: 2 stacks, 650 ft, 10 s...

On Wednesday, February 28th, the Nanticoke, Ontario skyline was changed forever as the two 650 ft stacks at the Nanticoke OPG plant were toppled by a controlled explosive blast.  After…


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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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