From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

August 22, 2022
written by Rebecca Gotto and Muhammad Imran
With growth in any sector, particularly a relatively new sector, there are both challenges and opportunities. For the rare earth elements industry, the key to success will come from the development and security of its own independent supply chains. Learn how SRC's new Facility is playing a lead role in addressing some of the issues in the supply chain.
August 11, 2022
written by Jeff Zimmer
Water is a reactive and dynamic medium. Although a sample bottle filled with water may look quite stable, as soon as that sample is taken, subtle changes can begin to take place. Read more to learn why it's important to follow the sampling and preservation guidelines provided by your laboratory.
July 05, 2022
written by SRC Communications
This summer you can have fun in the sun and learn a little about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) at the same time. Here are some entertaining and easy science experiments for kids and adults alike to fill long, sunny days (and some indoor activities for the rainy ones).
June 05, 2022
written by SRC Communications
Rob Millar’s nearly two-decades long career started at SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories in 2005 in sample preparation. He then moved into an analyst role and eventually became lab manager. Learn about Rob's career at SRC and how he and his team have helped develop solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry.
May 25, 2022
written by Suzanne Johnston
As SRC steadily marches through its 75th year of operation, we sat down with President and CEO, Mike Crabtree, to discuss key moments in SRC’s history that have shaped the organization. Crabtree also shares some insight into what the future holds for Canada’s second largest research and technology organization.
May 09, 2022
written by SRC Communications
As the potash industry has developed in Saskatchewan and around the world, SRC has provided technological support along the way. Learn how we've helped to address many of the potash industry’s challenges and growth along the way.
April 26, 2022
written by SRC Communications
SRC has a long history of working in energy efficiency and renewables, and that work continues today. Meet Ryan Jansen, Team Lead, Integrated Energy Systems at SRC who leads much of SRC's work in renewables technology, as well as smart and microgrids—all with an eye on helping industry improve efficiencies.
April 06, 2022
written by SRC Communications
Research shows that livestock with access to quality water will consume more, gain weight quicker and are less likely to develop health issues. Learn about some of the most common factors affecting water quality that we’ve seen at SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories.
March 22, 2022
written by SRC Communications
In the 1960s, SRC began the Geology and Groundwater mapping program, collecting and compiling data on the geology, quantity and quality of groundwater resources in Saskatchewan's agricultural regions. Learn more about this historic work and how it helped provide a basis for groundwater resources in the province.
March 03, 2022
written by SRC Communications
Meet Mike McCubbing, manager of SRC's Diamond Laboratory - one of the largest commercial diamond processing labs in the world. Learn more about Mike's career at SRC and how his team has helped grow SRC's diamond capabilities to meet evolving industry needs.
February 23, 2022
written by SRC Communications
As electric vehicle technologies advance and the energy transition continues, the demand for critical metals keeps rising. Learn about SRC's direct recycling process of LIB metals that will help industry meet the growing demand for critical metals and divert batteries from landfills.