From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

July 05, 2022
written by SRC Communications
This summer you can have fun in the sun and learn a little about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) at the same time. Here are some entertaining and easy science experiments for kids and adults alike to fill long, sunny days (and some indoor activities for the rainy ones).
December 08, 2021
written by SRC Communications
Winter, besides being the season of skating, skiing and snowmobiling, is also a fabulous time for science. Here are a few family-friendly science experiments you can do at home to pass the frosty days while having fun and learning at the same time.
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 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.
February 10, 2021
written by SRC Communications
Welcome to part two of our feature on International Day of Women and Girls in Science, highlighting just some of women at SRC working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
February 08, 2021
written by SRC Communications
To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we want to inspire women and girls to think about science and technology as a viable educational and career opportunity. Read about some of the women within our offices and labs doing remarkable things in STEM that benefit industry, our communities and the world.
November 12, 2019
written by Mike Menzies
SRC's Project CLEANS team travelled to five uranium mine sites in northern Saskatchewan that had been abandoned in the 50s and 60s to conduct preliminary site investigations as part of large-scale remediation project. Learn about the challenges of visiting these sites and the work being done to clean them up.
October 08, 2019
written by Suzanne Johnston
Ian Wilson leads a team of scientists, engineers and project managers who are remediating 37 abandoned uranium mine sites scattered across remote areas of northern Saskatchewan. Learn what makes this project and the remediation team unique.
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.
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.
October 03, 2018
written by Rebecca Gotto
Did you know that lighting accounts for about one-third of an average home’s energy use? With so many different options for light bulbs on the market, it's hard to know which one is the best. We share seven reasons why people should consider switching to LEDs, the fastest growing tech in this sector.