• About Us
    • Vision & Values
    • Our History
    • Leadership
    • Awards
    • Health & Safety
  • Sectors
    • Mining
    • Energy
    • Government
    • Infrastructure
    • First Nations

  • Services
  • Monitoring Instrumentation
  • Careers
  • News
    • Community
    • DST Newsroom
  • Contact Us

Geotechnical Engineering & Design

DST’s Geotechnical Engineering team is an award winning service provider of innovative and environmentally friendly geotechnical solutions for foundations, earth infrastructures and soils-structure interactions.  Our expert staff apply national and international experience in ground investigation, material testing, geotechnical design, geotechnical instrumentation, ground engineering and ground improvement to provide our clients with innovative, value-added services.

Geotechnical Desk StudyGeotechnical Desk Study

Planning of ground investigations can be much more effective when existing data and literature related to the project are available. A desk study compiling all available data is a valuable source of information as it allows a better understanding of the nature of grounds…

Read More

Ground Investigation & In-Situ TestingGround Investigation & In-Situ Testing

Ground investigations are required to profile the underlying soils and rocks as well as groundwater conditions, to carry out in-situ tests to determine in-situ state of soils, rocks and groundwater characteristics and to collect undisturbed and disturbed samples for further testing…

Read More

Material Testing, Inspection & Quality Control ServicesMaterial Testing, Inspection & Quality Control Services

Engineers and scientist dealing with materials including construction materials as well as geo-materials are required to understand their characteristics as well as their performance upon completion of construction. In order to ensure materials are performing as expected…

Read More

Geotechnical DesignGeotechnical Design

DST has extensive experience in geotechnical design applying applicable national, international and innovative design codes and methods for various types of geotechnical structures. In addition to the application of conventional theoretical and empirical designmethods…

Read More

Geotechnical Instrumentation & Performance MonitoringGeotechnical Instrumentation & Performance Monitoring

Geotechnical instrumentation & monitoring is a crucial part of surface and underground mining engineering. Proper monitoring is required for the protection of the existing buildings,…

Read More

Ground ImprovementGround Improvement

Due to the high demand of land in many cities, poor ground conditions are unavoidable for the development of new infrastructure. As such the Geotechnical Engineer has to adopt a ground improvement method in order to improve the underlying soils. In addition…

Read More

Ground EngineeringGround Engineering

Geotechnical engineers not only deal with geomaterials they also deal with structural elements which interact with the soils and rocks. Many structural elements can be supported with support generated from ground applying ground engineering principles. DST and DST employees have extensive experiences in providing alternative …

Read More

Slope StabilizationSlope Stabilization

DST is specialized in slope stability assessment as well as exploring various options of slope stabilization methods. DST has an in-house capacity to carry out slope stability analyses on various configurations and pore pressure conditions using Slope/W and also applying stress deformation analysis using Finite Element Modeling…

Read More

HydrogeologyHydrogeology

DST’s Geo-Services group consists of experienced hydrogeologists and geotechnical engineers with a groundwater engineering background. DST can provide hydrogeological studies for exploration of domestic and commercial water supply, dewatering design for civil engineering constructions and mine dewatering, hydrogeological…

Read More

Forensic Geotechnical Engineering & Expert WitnessForensic Geotechnical Engineering & Expert Witness

DST Geo-Services applying their extensive knowledge in geotechnical engineering, provide forensic geotechnical engineering services to determine the cause of failure or damages. DST has the capability to provide expert …

Read More

Finite Element ModelingFinite Element Modeling

Unlike other materials, soil has THREE phases. One type of phase material to another behaves differently. Therefore stress deformation behavior of soil is different in TIME and SPACE. Soil profile as well as their characteristics could be varied both vertically and horizontally…

Read More

Industrial Engineering Research & Developments Research & Development

Technology is developing at a very fast pace and the rate of progress is exponential. As DST provides technical services it is essential that we remain current with industry technology so that we remain ahead of our competitors. In order to remain up-to-date with industry developments…

Read More

Back

Community Events

Introducing our new Building Sciences Division

We are excited to announce our newest division: Building Sciences. This new service line includes a variety of building envelope and structural engineering services. Under the leadership and guidance of…


Read More

Thunder Bay vs Office Flood

“Always be prepared but expect the unexpected.” Nothing can stop our Thunder Bay team – even unexpected flooding!  Luckily, we are experts in emergency response who know flood relief services.…


Read More

DST at the Confederation College Career Fair

Our Thunder Bay team attended the Confederation College Career fair on January 30th 2019. This annual event included over 60 regional employers and saw hundreds of job seekers throughout the…


Read More

DST Welcomes Ed Collins To The team!

We are proud to welcome Edmond Collins as our Manager of Indigenous Relations responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with indigenous community partners, implementing indigenous engagement strategies, and helping us…


Read More

Englobe and DST Join Forces

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ – Englobe Corp. (“Englobe”), a Canadian leader in Soils, Material and Environmental Engineering, with an established network of more than 55 offices and 30 laboratories across…


Read More

Blasting Videos

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

View More