From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

June 16, 2017
SRC's Maturing Years were marked by growth in staff, facilities and equipment and a focus on applied R&D projects for industry and community needs. This led to the next phase of SRC's evolution, the Commercial Years, which were dominated by contracts with a mostly market-driven outlook, increasing SRC's revenue and importance as an innovation enabler for industry.
June 15, 2017
written by Ruth Glatt
SRC's Community of Practice was a vital resource during the Lorado Remediation Project, providing resources and expertise to the project team. Find out the two important roles project management and cross-divisional support played in the successful remediation of the Lorado Mill Site.
June 09, 2017
written by Chuck Ingerman
It seems like almost every week across the world, there’s a major online security breach that puts the data of individuals and businesses at risk. Cybercrime is a growing concern and the threats and attacks aren’t always obvious to the untrained eye.
May 24, 2017
written by Rebecca Gotto
Most of us know that Saskatchewan is the world’s richest and largest uranium jurisdiction. But did you know that Rare Earth Elements (REEs) are often found within uranium deposits, making Saskatchewan...
March 13, 2017
written by Rebecca Gotto
Easy access to clean drinking water is something Canadians often take for granted because of the abundance of water sources, from coast to coast. But there’s a lot that goes into actually ensuring the water we drink is safe and clean, including testing.
March 07, 2017
Nineteen forty-seven was SRC’s first full operating year. The initial strategic direction for the company was to undertake applied research targeted at developing “the resources and economy of Saskatchewan.”
January 27, 2017
written by Mark Johnston
We know that wetlands, both in Canada and globally, store huge amounts of carbon. While we understand it’s important to store carbon, reduce CO2 emissions and mitigate climate change, we’re also aware that we need a greater understanding of how best to measure the carbon stored in wetlands.
January 24, 2017
Did you know that Saskatchewan has some of the highest rates of elevated radon in homes and buildings in Canada? Sandy Hutchison from Health Canada guest blogs about how people can protect themselves and their families from radon.
January 10, 2017
written by Ryan Jansen
Energy is an intrinsic part of our daily lives, and it has become so common to simply make toast or coffee in the morning that we often forget how valuable energy is. For National Cut your Energy Costs Day on January 10, 2017, we are sharing seven ways to reduce your energy costs.
January 04, 2017
written by Amy Derbowka
Employee volunteer programs (EVP) are an important way for businesses to create opportunities for its employees to participate in community initiatives. Learn why SRC provides paid time for employees to volunteer.
December 13, 2016
At the beginning of the 20th century, organized research, development and technological innovation were quite rare, but this changed with the advent of industrial research organizations. Read more about the evolution of SRC.