Building the Rare Earth Element Supply Chain: Challenges and Opportunities

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...

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Water Sampling 101: Why Following Your Lab’s Guidelines is Key to Getting the Best Results

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.

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Bubbles, S’mores and More! Summer Science Fun with SRC

This summer you can have fun in the sun and learn a little about science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) at the same time. Here are some entertaining and easy science experiments for kids and adults alike to fill long, sunny days (and some indoor activities for the rainy ones).

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Meet Our Experts: Rob Millar, Manager, SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories

Rob Millar’s nearly two-decades long career started at SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories in 2005 in sample preparation. He then moved into an analyst role and eventually became lab manager. Learn about Rob's career at SRC and how he and his team have helped develop solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry.

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Celebrating 75 Years of Science and Technology with Mike Crabtree, SRC’s President and CEO

As SRC steadily marches through its 75th year of operation, we sat down with President and CEO, Mike Crabtree, to discuss key moments in SRC’s history that have shaped the organization. Crabtree also shares some insight into what the future holds for Canada’s second largest research and technology organization.

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Meet Our Experts: Ryan Jansen, Engineer, Renewable Energy Technologies

SRC has a long history of working in energy efficiency and renewables, and that work continues today. Meet Ryan Jansen, Team Lead, Integrated Energy Systems at SRC who leads much of SRC's work in renewables technology, as well as smart and microgrids—all with an eye on helping industry improve efficiencies.

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A Look Back at Groundwater and Salinity in Saskatchewan

In the 1960s, SRC began the Geology and Groundwater mapping program, collecting and compiling data on the geology, quantity and quality of groundwater resources in Saskatchewan's agricultural regions. Learn more about this historic work and how it helped provide a basis for groundwater resources in the province.

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Carbon Under Pressure: Mike McCubbing and his team expand capabilities with XRT sorting

Meet Mike McCubbing, manager of SRC's Diamond Laboratory - one of the largest commercial diamond processing labs in the world. Learn more about Mike's career at SRC and how his team has helped grow SRC's diamond capabilities to meet evolving industry needs.

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