From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

September 23, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
Canadian rock formations hold 12 per cent of the world’s rare earth elements measured resources. But currently, no REEs are being processed in Canada due to the lack of a fully developed supply chain in North America. SRC is set to change this with its new Rare Earth Processing Facility.
June 24, 2020
written by Jeff Zimmer
Although cannabis edibles became legal in October 17, 2019, many consumers were surprised that edibles weren’t available that day. Just like when recreational use of cannabis became legal, many factor...
June 18, 2020
written by Jane Danoczi
This blog post is part of our Diamond Webinar Series with CIM Magazine. View the magnetic separation webinar and white paper to dive deeper into this topic. Sign up now to be notified of the next webi...
June 03, 2020
written by Mark Johnston
The results are in for a three-year project to help forest managers estimate carbon storage in wetlands as part of their land management activities.
May 06, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
SRC's Safety Program has grown, expanded and changed since its inception. Follow along as we recount some of our biggest safety milestones, projects, challenges and achievements in our 73 years of service.
April 28, 2020
Solution mining is one way producers can mine potash deep below the earth’s surface. Cooling ponds can become contaminated in the extraction process, which can result in the production of hydrogen sulfide - a dangerous and highly destructive chemical. Learn how researchers are finding ways to control it.
April 22, 2020
written by Suzanne Johnston
Protecting our planet and its resources – from people to plants to water – and finding sustainable solutions requires creativity, innovation and courage. Here are four projects and initiatives our research and technology experts are working on to help industry, governments and communities make positive environmental impacts. Read more.
April 07, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
In the 2000s, SRC’s previous work on natural gas vehicle conversions was broadened to develop and demonstrate a variety of other alternative fuel vehicles that could operate on natural gas, ethanol or hydrogen. Learn more about this next phase of innovation.
March 11, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
Advanced mining technologies, like sensor-based sorting, have the potential to address challenges the mining industry now faces, including declining ore grades, water shortages and increasing environmental regulations. Learn how we're using sensor-based sorting to develop, test and pilot processes for industry.
February 25, 2020
written by Dwayne Pattison
Given both global and national pressure to decarbonize operations, Canadian industries are looking for new technologies and implementing more energy-efficient processes from proven, applicable mitigation options. Learn how SRC's CeDER platform helps companies sift through the available technologies.
February 12, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
SRC is one of the pioneers in the field of alternative fuel vehicle work and has a long history conducting research and development in the area since 1985. Learn about SRC’s journey into alternative fuels, including the successes, some failures and even some firsts.