From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

January 24, 2017
written by SRC Communications
Did you know that Saskatchewan has some of the highest rates of elevated radon in homes and buildings in Canada? Sandy Hutchison from Health Canada guest blogs about how people can protect themselves and their families from radon.
January 10, 2017
written by Ryan Jansen
Energy is an intrinsic part of our daily lives, and it has become so common to simply make toast or coffee in the morning that we often forget how valuable energy is. For National Cut your Energy Costs Day on January 10, 2017, we are sharing seven ways to reduce your energy costs.
January 04, 2017
written by Amy Derbowka
Employee volunteer programs (EVP) are an important way for businesses to create opportunities for its employees to participate in community initiatives. Learn why SRC provides paid time for employees to volunteer.
December 13, 2016
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
At the beginning of the 20th century, organized research, development and technological innovation were quite rare, but this changed with the advent of industrial research organizations. Read more about the evolution of SRC.
November 15, 2016
written by SRC Communications
Jaz Gatin is an Environmental Biology student at the University of Saskatchewan and was also a student in SRC’s Aboriginal Mentorship Program (AMP). He shares his experience in the program working with SRC's Environmental Performance and Forestry team.
November 09, 2016
written by Suzanne Johnston
For this year’s Take Our Kids to Work™ day, we wanted to remind ourselves of what jobs and careers and work look like through the eyes of a young person. So we sat down with one of our ten students to get that perspective and share it with you.
October 11, 2016
written by Dr. Laurie Schramm
Key Enabling Technologies are expected to be the most important building blocks for future technological innovation across all industrial sectors. Find out how these technologies are expected to play critical roles in the evolution and sustainability of leading-edge economies.
September 13, 2016
written by Nathan Peter and Andrew Downing
Advanced mining systems enable remote sensing and decision-making for operators and engineers before, during and after mining activities.
August 25, 2016
written by Mike Crabtree
In Saskatchewan, there are hundreds of millions of barrels of heavy oil still in the ground and currently no way to extract it. SRC's new Post-CHOPS Well Test Centre validates new technologies that could solve this challenge.
July 27, 2016
written by SRC Communications
In 1960, the Lorado Mill was abandoned in northern Saskatchewan, leaving an estimated 227,000 cubic meters of radioactive uranium tailings that covered the mill site and flowed into nearby Nero Lake. In 2008, SRC was contracted to clean up the site, which began a multi-year journey to reduce the risk to human health, wildlife, and aquatic life.