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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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Adapting to Working Remotely to Keep Project Work Going.   Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are far reaching with very few left unaffected. Our business, our people, and our clients…


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International Society of Explosives Engineers R...

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. is proud to announce our commitment to the International Society of Explosives Engineers – Eastern Canada Chapter. As a founding sponsor, we are investing in this…


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OACETT Award Winner 2019

Andrew Couturier, second row far left, pictured with the other award winners. Congratulations to Andrew Couturier for receiving the 2019 Outstanding Community Service Award from the…


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Young Professionals in St. John’s

Every three years, in conjunction with the annual Canadian Geotechnical Society annual conference, the Canadian Young Geotechnical and Geoscientists Conference occurs. This event brings together young professionals from across Canada…


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Bump! Spike! Set!

Another year, another great time at the  HOPE Beach Volleyball tournament held annually at Mooney’s Bay in Ottawa, Ontario.   The DST VolleyBrawlers had a fantastic time serving up fun…


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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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