From Exploration to closure
SRC provides a wide range of services throughout the mining cycle to the mining and minerals industry and other industrial sectors. We leverage our traditional research roots to provide technological services that meet real-world industry needs, from testing to modelling, diagnostics to optimization and monitoring to remediation.
We've worked with the mining and minerals industries across Canada and worldwide for over 70 years.
We offer advanced analytical testing, mineral processing, reliability engineering and digital mining solutions, as well as tailings management and remediation, for:
Uranium | Potash | Diamonds | Rare Earths | Lithium | Oil Sands | Gold and Base Metals | Industrial Minerals
Services and Solutions Across the Mining Cycle
- Geoanalytical testing
- Mineralogical analysis - QEMSCAN and XRD; sensor-based sorting characterization
- Third-party analytical standard and data verification
- Development of analytical procedures
- Baseline environmental monitoring
- Mineral deportment and beneficiation analysis
- Minerals processing testwork and piloting
- Third-party verification of process technologies
- Slurry transport modelling, design and testing
- Tailings and clay management strategies
- Energy assessments, including renewables, biofuels and battery storage
- Acid mine drainage risk-based mitigation strategies
- Technoeconomic evaluation of REE technologies; mineralogy, process, equipment
- Product manufacture and tolling services to produce either marketing samples or production
- Process design optimization and troubleshooting of REE hydrometallurgical and separation plants
- Plant performance diagnostics and optimization
- Digital mining (instrumentation and automation) and prototype development
- Reliability engineering (wear and fatigue)
- Integrated Database Management Service
- Tailings and clay management optimization and troubleshooting
- Decentralized energy solutions, including the Hybrid Energy Container
- Progressive remediation solutions and environmental risk management
- Closure and community engagement plans
- Slurry pipeline troubleshooting and testing
- New equipment and technology testing
Live and On-Demand Webinars
Join our experts for our Sensor-Based Sorting Webinar: Lithium with TOMRA on May 23, 2023. Register here.
Watch our on-demand Sensor-Based Sorting Webinar Series, Potash Webinar Series and Diamond Webinar Series with CIM Magazine to learn more about novel technologies, processes, equipment and insights that can help mine operations achieve greater efficiencies.
Laboratories and Pilot Facilities
SRC has several world-class laboratories and pilot facilities, including:
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