Andrew Downing

Andrew Downing
Corporate
Job Title
Business Intelligence Coordinator

Andrew Downing is a Business Intelligence Coordinator at SRC. He completed his MBA at the University of Saskatchewan.

Posts by this Author

old spray drift field trial
August 02, 2018
written by Andrew Downing
Throughout the 1970s, SRC investigated pesticide spray drift, which happens when pesticides drift beyond the targeted crop area (including runoff from plants and soils) by accident. Learn about the field trials and the results of the study.
engineer in blue coveralls working in pilot plant
July 16, 2018
The demand for lithium is projected to increase 73 per cent by 2025. Lithium extraction is often expensive and time consuming, so how can mining companies keep up with this fast-rising demand? Keep reading to learn about new advances in lithium recovery technologies.
core sample next to saw
May 30, 2018
written by Andrew Downing
Uranium mining companies face a significant processing challenge unique to their industry: the core samples they drill and extract are radioactive. When radioactive material is cut, the dust becomes an issue. Learn how this problem was solved with a custom saw box.
Woman using fire extinguisher on a controlled burn during training
May 09, 2018
written by Andrew Downing
Unforeseeable events, activities and disasters can be challenging for even the most prepared companies, communities and individuals. Organizations, large and small, must ensure that emergency plans, procedures and notifications are communicated effectively and are well known to everyone. Learn how SRC develops and runs its emergency management programs.
solar panels on the factor 9 home
April 17, 2018
written by Andrew Downing
The Saskatchewan Conservation House was a demonstration house built to test energy-efficient methods. Four more energy-efficient demonstration homes based on SRC’s research and expertise were later constructed. Learn about the innovative features of these homes that influenced energy-efficient housing across the world.
saskatchewan conservation house
March 27, 2018
written by Andrew Downing
As a result of the energy crisis in the 1970s, Saskatchewan residents were looking for ways to reduce energy costs for their homes. Learn about the development of an energy conservation demonstration home, the Saskatchewan Conservation House, which applied cost-effective methods for reducing energy use for homeowners.
heavy equipment truck driving on ice
January 16, 2018
written by Andrew Downing and Ian Wilson
Ice roads are needed by industries operating in remote, northern climates to move supplies and equipment during the winter. Learn how an ice road is built and maintained.
four men in a lab
November 27, 2017
written by Andrew Downing
Research programs that foster collaboration between industry and academia are an effective way to support industrial and social innovation. Learn about a recent mentorship that led to a ground-breaking discovery for the oil and gas industry.
Control Board
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.
Employee inspects instrumentation in safety gear
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.