A chemical engineer by profession, learn how Dr. Muhammad Imran's career transitioned from oil and gas to mining, and how he and his team are working to build a secure supply chain for rare earths in Canada.
Winter, besides being the season of skating, skiing and snowmobiling, is also a fabulous time for science. Here are a few family-friendly science experiments you can do at home to pass the frosty days while having fun and learning at the same time.
Hidden Life Radio livestreams music generated from trees (their biodata, that is). Kristin Toussaint in her August 3, 2021 article for Fast Company describes the ‘radio station’, Note: Links have been removed, Outside of a library in Cambridge, Massachusetts, an over-80-year-old copper beech tree is making music.As the tree photosynthesizes and absorbs and evaporates water, a solar-powered sensor attached to a leaf measures the micro voltage of all that invisible activity. Sound designer and musician…
Dr. Jack Zhang and his team of mineral processing and rare earth experts are making waves in industry with their innovative approach to developing processes for ore beneficiation, separation and hydrometallurgy. Learn more about how Zhang built his mineral processing team from the ground up and what's next for rare earths. Read on.
Learn how one SRC employee tested her home for radon and what she did when her result came back higher than Health Canada's safe home radon level.
For mining and energy companies, community engagement is an important component of many projects and sites, from exploration through operation to remediation. Learn why local trust and project understanding are key to successfully working with communities across the life of a project.
Petro Nakutnyy is the Director of Operations for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and In-Situ Processes in SRC's Energy Division. He’s seen how the oil and gas industry has evolved, especially over the last decade. Learn more about how his team is helping ready the industry for a net-zero future.
Potash solution mining is used for extracting ore from deep underground, but unlike conventional mining, operators don't have direct access to the potash bed to analyze the geology. This is where SRC's industrial computed tomography (CT) scanner comes in. Learn how CT scanning can help mines better understand their deposits.
Jeff Zimmer manages SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories and has been with SRC for 36 years. The lab analyzes a variety of air, water and soil samples from all over the country. Learn more about the lab’s evolution and why Jeff built his decades-long career at SRC. Read on.
A societal shift toward mitigating climate change has led industry to take on how to continue providing energy to support our lifestyles and economies without generating greenhouse gas emissions that come from fossil fuel-sourced energy. Learn how Lesley McGilp and her team are tackling this challenge head-on.