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Blasting Training and Awareness

In an industry such as blasting, education and training of blasting personnel as well as the general public is of utmost importance to maximize safety and productivity, while reducing the possibility of damage claims and unwanted impact on surrounding areas. DST offers training in all aspects of blasting to clients to ensure their employees are able to perform at the highest levels with knowledge of new and innovative technologies available in the blasting industry.

We offer training in:

  • Blasting safety
  • Properties and classification of different explosives
  • Use of different initiation systems
  • Blasting techniques

Due to blasting’s negative reputation, the ability to properly inform the public of the safety and necessity of blasting projects has recently been brought to the forefront of our industry. As an answer to this need, DST has worked with many clients to help them effectively manage public relations for blasting projects. By providing guidance on presentations to the public, local interest groups and the media, we are able to help our clients ease the concerns of property owners in the areas of various blasting projects resulting in significantly fewer claims related to blasting activities of a project.

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Community Events

Zubair Hossain Paper in Journal of Hydrology

We are pleased to share details of a recent publication by one of our current Environmental Scientists, Zubair Hossain. Zubair, who works as part of the DST Ottawa team, has…


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

Syed Ahmed, Engineer In Training (EIT) and Acting Lab Supervisor working with the DST Thunder Bay team, along with co-authors, Shumsun Nahar Siddique and Sumi Siddiqua, have had their paper…


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Dr. Bani Hashemi has Paper Accepted for Publicatio...

It is our pleasure to announce that DST Project Manager Dr. Bani Hashemi has had his manuscript “General Fate Model for Microconstituents in an Activated Sludge System” selected for publication in…


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DST’s Micheline Gervais Receives Influential...

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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Spring UP to Clean UP Launch a Huge Success!

Spring is here! Time to Spring Up for a litter-free Thunder Bay!Thursday, May 4th was the official launch of the City of Thunder Bay’s annual Spring Up to Clean Up…


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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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