April 11, 2023
Mining practices have evolved with the advent of innovative technologies and new applications. SRC research scientist Dexu Kong, and collaborators from the University of Saskatchewan, researched a new way of recovering gold from secondary sources. Learn more about what they found.
November 02, 2022
While potash has some valuable industrial uses, 95 per cent of the world’s production goes towards supporting the agricultural industry. As demand for a variety of food crops increases, farmers and industry are looking for premium fertilizer to maximize their yields. Learn how SRC is helping industry recover premium products, such as sulphate of potassium.
August 22, 2022
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.
June 05, 2022
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 09, 2022
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.
March 03, 2022
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
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.
January 12, 2022
A chemical engineer by profession, learn how Dr. Muhammad Imran's career transitioned from oil and gas to mining, and how he and his team are working to build a secure supply chain for rare earths in Canada.
November 30, 2021
Dr. Jack Zhang and SRC's Mineral Processing and rare earth experts are making waves in industry with their innovative approach to developing processes for ore beneficiation, separation and hydrometallurgy. Learn more about how Zhang built a mineral processing team at SRC from the ground up and what's next for rare earths. Read on.
October 27, 2021
Potash solution mining is used for extracting ore from deep underground, but unlike conventional mining, operators don't have direct access to the potash bed to analyze the geology. This is where SRC's industrial computed tomography (CT) scanner comes in. Learn how CT scanning can help mines better understand their deposits.