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Ground Improvement Method

Ground ImprovementDue 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, the loose fill granular soil requires densification to eliminate high elastic immediate settlement as well as to withstand liquefaction upon dynamic forces. DST employees have extensive experience in various types of ground improvement works from planning, design to implementation and performance verifications. DST is an award winning ground improvement designer for a project carried out in Ontario, Canada.

DST is capable of Design and Performance Monitoring and Verification Services for the following ground improvement works:

  • Wick Drain and Preloading
  • Deep Compaction
  • Stone, cement and Lime Columns
  • Deep Soil Mixing
  • Electro-osmosis
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Community Events

Bump, set, spike! Hope Beach Volleyball Tournament...

DST was a proud supporter of this year’s HOPE Beach Volleyball tournament held annually at Mooney’s Bay in Ottawa, Ontario.     The DST VolleyBrawlers had a fantastic time serving…


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DST Sudbury introduces their new laboratory!

Did you know DST Consulting Engineers has a fully certified laboratory in Sudbury, Ontario?  Forget MTV Cribs! Welcome to DST LABS, a brand new show with private tours of DST’s…


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Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop ̵...

Real Property Institute of Canada – Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop The RPIC Federal Contaminated Sites National Workshop is the leading professional development workshop for federal and industry environmental professionals…


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Backpack Electrofishing Certification

DST’s Biologists Antonio Trogrlic, Jody Hereema and Michaela Haring attended Backpack Electrofishing Class 2 certification this May as part of the Natural Channels Systems Conference held at the University of…


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DST Sudbury hits the links for the OIAA Northern C...

What a tee-rific day for golfing!   Our DST Sudbury office participated in the annual OIAA Northern Chapter Golf Tournament on May 24.   The weather was warm and the…


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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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