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src samples water from northern saskatchewan lake
April 22, 2021
written by SRC Communications
We’re celebrating Saskatchewan's landscape with a list of great activities and interesting facts. The diverse landscapes across our province create unique ecosystems, filled with colourful flora and fauna—read on to learn how you can help and enjoy the natural wonder of the place we call home.
technologist checks tank at src aquatic toxicology lab
November 02, 2020
written by SRC Communications
Over the years, many jurisdictions have implemented requirements for industry and municipalities to conduct routine toxicity testing on their various whole effluents. Recognizing an opportunity to better support municipalities and industry, SRC created an Aquatic Toxicology Laboratory to help with testing.
src research engineer uses gamma ray tomography unit
October 30, 2019
written by SRC Communications
Understanding what goes on inside a slurry pipeline is a complex matter. SRC's Gamma Ray Tomography unit uses multiple gamma-ray sources and sensors to produce real-time images of the density of the pipeline contents at top-notch speeds.
src summer student collecting water samples at abandoned mine site
September 04, 2019
written by SRC Communications
An environmental science student shares the hands-on learning she experienced as part of SRC's Aboriginal Mentorship Program. Learn about the diversity of career options in the environmental science field.
two src environmental remediation experts examine abandoned mine opening
August 08, 2019
When many of uranium mines in northern Saskatchewan were abandoned in the 1950s and 60s, openings to mine workings were left without proper closures and pose a risk to public safety. SRC has been working with local contractors and consulting engineers to build proper mine closures. There are several methods available, depending on the type of opening and the site conditions.
src water sampling in northern saskatchewan
July 09, 2019
written by SRC Communications
It’s important for the health of our ecosystems that industry and municipalities monitor and measure the impact their activities have on aquatic environments. Extensive research in the field of aquatic toxicology has helped pave the way for standardized testing to ensure industry and municipalities are operating safely and responsibly.
src employees works in mobile emissions trailer
June 05, 2019
written by SRC Communications
This blog post is the second installment in a two-part series about methane emissions. In the first post, we looked at how methane emissions are created and why there’s a push to reduce them. In this...
pumpjack against a purple sunset
May 20, 2019
written by SRC Communications
Government energy regulators are demanding substantial greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions from industry. While carbon dioxide is a concern, methane poses a bigger problem because it absorbs significantly more energy and has a great impact on global warming.
src employees practice on-site first aid training
May 08, 2019
SRC’s Safety Awards Program was created to recognize employees who have contributed to improving safety at SRC. Learn more about the program and how it's contributed to making SRC a safe place to work.
src engineer uses 3-d printer for industrial parts
March 27, 2019
written by SRC Communications
You may be familiar with the gadgets a home 3-D printer can produce, but engineering 3-D printed parts for industry is a different game. With strength and stiffness requirements, load-carrying parts and mechanical components are slow to find their way to critical applications. Learn more.