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Geotechnical Desk Study

blstPlanning 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 and type of challenges that will likely be encountered for specific projects. DST’s comprehensive in-house databases as well as our access to national and international libraries allow us to obtain relevant and current data and information.

DST has the capability of carrying out the following types of desk studies for any type of geotechnical project:

  • Regional geology and Engineering geology Studies
  • Aerial Photography
  • Terrain analysis using 3-D images
  • Literature survey
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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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