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businesswoman commuting to work
March 08, 2018
written by SRC Communications
With all of the different products and choices available to us, how can we, as consumers, make “green” choices based on reliable information? One valuable way to lower our impacts on the environment is to think about the full life cycle impacts of decisions about the products and services we consume.
two workers in safety coveralls
October 03, 2017
written by SRC Communications
Chennoa Tracey is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan and was a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program. Learn about her experience working with SRC's Industrial Engineering team.
wheat field with blue sky in background
September 13, 2017
written by SRC Communications
The Orange Wheat Blossom Midge fly is a scourge on wheat producers around the planet. The Midge Tolerant Wheat Stewardship group is working together to protect and ensure the future of the technology that is the sole line of defense against the midge fly. Learn more.
graphic image of house with radon symbol
January 24, 2017
written by SRC Communications
Did you know that Saskatchewan has some of the highest rates of elevated radon in homes and buildings in Canada? Sandy Hutchison from Health Canada guest blogs about how people can protect themselves and their families from radon.
Environmental workers stand in wetland
November 15, 2016
written by SRC Communications
Jaz Gatin is an Environmental Biology student at the University of Saskatchewan and was also a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP). He shares his experience in the program working with SRC's Environmental Performance and Forestry team.
Aerial view of the Lorado site in summer 2016.
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.
Female high school student creates electricity using a battery and wire
November 10, 2015
written by SRC Communications
On November 4th, 2015, SRC employees with children in Grade 9 brought their kids to work. We sat down with a few of the students and their parents to find out what the students thought about their parents' careers and what advice the parents had to share about making plans for the future.
Thirty-litre bioreactor fermenting an E. coli broth.
November 04, 2015
written by SRC Communications
Learning how to prepare media for fermentation isn't a daily responsibility of a business development professional, but SRC's Biomanufacturing training program offers a hands-on experience with its fermentation facility to give non-technical employees a basic understanding of the science behind the services.
Two men looking at a map in an office
September 25, 2015
written by SRC Communications
Thomas Lavergne was an Environmental Engineering student at the University of Saskatchewan and a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP) at the time this post was written. We're happy to report he's now a full-time employee with our Environmental Remediation team!
Back view image of young businessman standing against business sketch
June 30, 2015
written by SRC Communications
The business world is hearing buzzwords, such as “Competitive Intelligence,” “Market Intelligence,” “Business Intelligence” and others similar in nature, more often these days. For the most part, these words all tend to refer to the same general practice of a formalized “intelligence function.” But practitioners, and the organizations who have such functions, tend to attach different meanings to these phrases. Why is that? And if a company doesn’t have such a function, is the intelligence piece missing?