From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog
April 18, 2023
Mark is the Director of Indigenous Relations at SRC and a member of the Metis Nation-Saskatchewan. He is helping SRC make new connections, build trust and maintain relationships with Indigenous communities across the province. Read more about Mark and his work at SRC.
April 11, 2023
Mining practices have evolved with the advent of innovative technologies and new applications. SRC research scientist Dexu Kong, and collaborators from the University of Saskatchewan, researched a new way of recovering gold from secondary sources. Learn more about what they found.
February 15, 2023
Remediation efforts at the former Gunnar Mine and Mill Site reached a new milestone last spring—with the first stage of revegetation coming to fruition. Learn how this long-abandoned uranium mine and mill has undergone a large environmental transformation over the past decade.
January 25, 2023
2022 will be remembered for many reasons. We experienced the world beginning to reopen, but as per usual for Saskatoon, we also experienced record-setting weather. Follow along as we recap the weather Saskatoon experienced throughout 2022.
January 16, 2023
Metal smelting is one of the key parts of the rare earth element (REE) supply chain that is currently being developed by SRC. The metal smelting process is not a new concept or practice, but its use for REEs, especially in North America, is fairly recent. Learn how SRC is using metal smelting in its Rare Earth Processing Facility.
January 11, 2023
2022 was a year to remember for us here at SRC. We celebrated several monumental anniversaries—SRC turned 75 and our Geoanalytical Laboratories marked 50 years of operation. For a quick journey through the highlights, take a look at our most-read articles published in 2023!
December 08, 2022
SRC's Climate Services team installed a weather station at Black Fox Farm and Distillery, which provides Black Fox's owners accurate weather data for their business. Learn more about the weather station and SRC's nearly sixty-year history tracking Saskatchewan's changing climate.
November 29, 2022
While the latest technologies are the foundation of any security unit, successful operations also require a robust security culture. Safety and security are interconnected—a secure workplace ensures staff safety and keeps operations running smoothly. Learn how SRC is developing a culture of security as it grows.
November 02, 2022
While potash has some valuable industrial uses, 95 per cent of the world’s production goes towards supporting the agricultural industry. As demand for a variety of food crops increases, farmers and industry are looking for premium fertilizer to maximize their yields. Learn how SRC is helping industry recover premium products, such as sulphate of potassium.
October 06, 2022
Skye Muirhead is the Operations Lead for SRC’s Environmental Remediation team. Learn more about Muirhead's career and work at SRC as she and her team take on the complex task of remediating abandoned uranium mine and mill sites in northern Saskatchewan.