From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

January 25, 2023
written by Keelin Voykin
2022 will be remembered for many reasons. We experienced the world beginning to reopen, but as per usual for Saskatoon, we also experienced record-setting weather. Follow along as we recap the weather Saskatoon experienced throughout 2022.
January 16, 2023
written by Jess Staffen
Metal smelting is one of the key parts of the rare earth element (REE) supply chain that is currently being developed by SRC. The metal smelting process is not a new concept or practice, but its use for REEs, especially in North America, is fairly recent. Learn how SRC is using metal smelting in its Rare Earth Processing Facility.
January 11, 2023
written by Keelin Voykin
2022 was a year to remember for us here at SRC. We celebrated several monumental anniversaries—SRC turned 75 and our Geoanalytical Laboratories marked 50 years of operation. For a quick journey through the highlights, take a look at our most-read articles published in 2023!
December 08, 2022
written by Erin Matthews
SRC's Climate Services team installed a weather station at Black Fox Farm and Distillery, which provides Black Fox's owners accurate weather data for their business. Learn more about the weather station and SRC's nearly sixty-year history tracking Saskatchewan's changing climate.
November 29, 2022
written by Erin Matthews
While the latest technologies are the foundation of any security unit, successful operations also require a robust security culture. Safety and security are interconnected—a secure workplace ensures staff safety and keeps operations running smoothly. Learn how SRC is developing a culture of security as it grows.
November 02, 2022
written by Erin Matthews
While potash has some valuable industrial uses, 95 per cent of the world’s production goes towards supporting the agricultural industry. As demand for a variety of food crops increases, farmers and industry are looking for premium fertilizer to maximize their yields. Learn how SRC is helping industry recover premium products, such as sulphate of potassium.
October 06, 2022
written by Erin Matthews
Skye Muirhead is the Operations Lead for SRC’s Environmental Remediation team. Learn more about Muirhead's career and work at SRC as she and her team take on the complex task of remediating abandoned uranium mine and mill sites in northern Saskatchewan.
October 05, 2022
written by Erin Matthews
Alexey Klyashtorin is a world-renowned expert on nuclear and environmental remediation. He works on SRC's Project CLEANS team where he applies his industrial and academic experience to remediating abandoned uranium mine and mill sites in northern Saskatchewan. Read on.
September 28, 2022
written by SRC Communications
At SRC, safety is seen as everyone’s responsibility, and we have built our culture on that principle. Safety is fundamental to everything that everyone at SRC does. Meet the person responsible for engaging and leading the entire organization with a safety-first mindset. Read on.
August 22, 2022
written by Rebecca Gotto and Muhammad Imran
With growth in any sector, particularly a relatively new sector, there are both challenges and opportunities. For the rare earth elements industry, the key to success will come from the development and security of its own independent supply chains. Learn how SRC's new Facility is playing a lead role in addressing some of the issues in the supply chain.
August 11, 2022
written by Jeff Zimmer
Water is a reactive and dynamic medium. Although a sample bottle filled with water may look quite stable, as soon as that sample is taken, subtle changes can begin to take place. Read more to learn why it's important to follow the sampling and preservation guidelines provided by your laboratory.