From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog
February 21, 2022
Thinking about a career in science? Here’s what some geoscientists and engineers at SRC have to say.
There’s no rule that you must be born with math and science skills to pursue a career in engineering; it’s all about persistence, and a deep desire for learning new things and discovering how they work. We had a chat with a few of our engineers and geoscientists at SRC to learn more about what drew them to their careers. Find out what it's like to live a life of science.
February 09, 2022
SRC's Climate Reference Station at the Conservation Learning Centre became fully operational in 2012. Find out how the station was started and why the Centre has been the ideal home for over a decade.
January 26, 2022
We are excited to showcase some of the amazing work our teams were up to in 2021 with our top five most-read stories published on our website last year. Find out what stories piqued the interests of our clients, colleagues and community.
January 20, 2022
2021 was another year for the record books in more ways than one—just like 2020. Here’s a look back at 2021 and the weather that came with it in Saskatoon.
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.
December 08, 2021
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.
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.
November 23, 2021
Learn how one SRC employee tested her home for radon and what she did when her result came back higher than Health Canada's safe home radon level.
November 16, 2021
For mining and energy companies, community engagement is an important component of many projects and sites, from exploration through operation to remediation. Learn why local trust and project understanding are key to successfully working with communities across the life of a project.
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.