From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

June 22, 2021
written by Suzanne Johnston
SRC hosted a panel event with four industry experts for a discussion about the progression of historic mining practices—the legacy issues we face today and what we may face tomorrow, and what sustainability really means. Read part two of the discussion.
June 15, 2021
written by Brook Thalgott
Clays and active clays are found naturally in mineral deposits and present challenges for mining and oil sands industry processes and tailings management. Learn more about the work being done by SRC and its research partners to further the development of two active clay analyzers to address the issues that active clays present.
June 01, 2021
written by Suzanne Johnston
The way we extract and process resources is constantly changing. The practices and technologies (and legacies) in place today reflect past industry standards. What are the potential legacies of the future? How can we avoid them? Four industry experts weigh in.
May 20, 2021
written by Brook Thalgott
X-ray transmission (XRT) sorters are a popular choice for mineral processing plants due to their sorting ability, robustness and applicability across a variety of ores, but how can a mining company know if XRT is right for them? Learn how SRC experts combine technologies to help find the answer.
May 03, 2021
written by SRC Communications
SRC collaborated with project stakeholders to safely restart Project CLEANS remediation work during the 2020 field season. Learn about the work that was done and what's in store for 2021.
March 22, 2021
Many mining operations experience significant maintenance and performance problems with their materials handling equipment. High heat, dust and vibration can wreak havoc on equipment, as do the tough materials the equipment handles. Learn how engineering experts at SRC solved a client's legacy equipment challenge, combining old and new engineering principles.
November 26, 2020
written by Dave Chorney
SRC’s SLOWPOKE reactor was commissioned in March 1981. The reactor immediately proved to be a great resource for the uranium industry as it provided a rapid method to analyze the thousands of exploration samples that the industry was then producing. Learn more.
November 12, 2020
written by Suzanne Johnston
In celebration of the Pipe Flow Technology Centre's 60th Anniversary, we're diving back in time to share the people, the projects and technologies that have, over the past six decades, helped mining and other resource developers study their slurries and test processes for safe, cost-effective extraction, transport and processing. Read on.
November 02, 2020
written by Hongda Yuan
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.
September 23, 2020
written by Rebecca Gotto
Canadian rock formations hold 12 per cent of the world’s rare earth elements measured resources. But currently, no REEs are being processed in Canada due to the lack of a fully developed supply chain in North America. SRC is set to change this with its new Rare Earth Processing Facility.
June 18, 2020
written by Jane Danoczi
This blog post is part of our Diamond Webinar Series with CIM Magazine. View the magnetic separation webinar and white paper to dive deeper into this topic. Sign up now to be notified of the next webi...