From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog
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.
February 10, 2021
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
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.
February 07, 2021
Managing passwords across multiple websites has long been a challenge for internet users. Two-factor authentication helps prevent the unauthorized use of your login username and password. If you think of your password as the first “factor” then adding one more step is the second or “two-factor.” Learn more.
January 19, 2021
Many industries in western Canada face corrosion problems due to the frequent exposure of metal alloys to water, salt, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and lesser well-known sulfur compounds. In our lab, we test metal corrosion by simulating the environment in which it will be applied. Learn more.
January 12, 2021
2020 was a year for the record books, and one none of us will soon forget. We spent our days starting in March at home, in the yard or awfully close to home. Let’s look back at the weather we experienced in a year we were so glad to see the end of.
November 26, 2020
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
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
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
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.