From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

September 13, 2016
written by Nathan Peter and Andrew Downing
Advanced mining systems enable remote sensing and decision-making for operators and engineers before, during and after mining activities.
August 25, 2016
written by Mike Crabtree
In Saskatchewan, there are hundreds of millions of barrels of heavy oil still in the ground and currently no way to extract it. SRC's new Post-CHOPS Well Test Centre validates new technologies that could solve this challenge.
July 27, 2016
written by SRC Communications
In 1960, the Lorado Mill was abandoned in northern Saskatchewan, leaving an estimated 227,000 cubic meters of radioactive uranium tailings that covered the mill site and flowed into nearby Nero Lake. In 2008, SRC was contracted to clean up the site, which began a multi-year journey to reduce the risk to human health, wildlife, and aquatic life.
July 05, 2016
written by Kim Baniulis
Spore-forming microorgansims can be an outstanding tool for research in microbiology and biotechnology. However, many biomanufacturers refuse to work with them at the risk of cross-contaminating other products and areas. Find out how we keep our microbes under stringent control to ensure the safety and quality of all products manufactured in our facility.
June 09, 2016
written by Jeff Zimmer
Laboratory test results impact many areas of our daily lives. Accreditation enhances the public confidence in those test results. Find out how lab gets accredited, who does the accrediting and what role quality personnel play in maintaining standards.
June 01, 2016
written by Rebecca Gotto
Purposefully designing learning experiences to accelerate skill and competency development allows a company's human resource pool to grow quickly. Here are 8 reasons why businesses rely on experiential learning and how it helps employees.
May 03, 2016
written by Andrew Downing
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week provides a valuable opportunity to talk about safety in terms of organizational culture and engagement- but we don’t just think about safety during NAOSH Week. Learn how we follow through on our safety commitments every single day.
April 20, 2016
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
If you think that creative thinking is just for “naturally creative people,” then you may want to reconsider. The good news is that everyone’s natural creative talents can be developed and enhanced.
April 07, 2016
written by Virginia Wittrock
In a recent case study, we examined historic and future climate extremes and variability in the Souris River Watershed that are impacting the energy sector. Find out how the energy sector has responded to extreme climate events and what future adaptation actions the they can implement to capitalize on potential opportunities and to reduce risks in a changing climate.
February 10, 2016
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
On average, a huge amount of work and several thousand failures almost always mark the landscape between a bright new idea and a commercial success. Let’s take a look at the prior history of the average successful new product.