Saskatchewan Innovators Challenged To Find Private Property Access Solutions

Today, while delivering the Premier’s address at the 2019 Convention of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities, Premier Scott Moe announced an Innovation Challenge to find creative solutions in connecting would-be land users with rural private property owners to access land.  The Innovation Challenge stems from proposed changes to The Trespass to Property Act, which…

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Tackling the Gender Gap in Mining: Gender Equity in Mining Works Saskatchewan

SASKATOON, SK: February 20, 2019: In a Canadian first, Saskatchewan’s minerals industry and its supply chain will be tackling one of the most significant workforce challenges facing the mining sector – the lack of representation of women. The International Minerals Innovation Institute (IMII) is partnering with the Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) in a first-of-its-kind…

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Petroleum Technology Research Centre Announces Funding for Saskatchewan Research Council’s Viking Tight Oil Research

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre is pleased to announce it is providing $300,000 in funding to the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to implement and expand its Viking tight oil research program.  The Viking formation – located in west­central Saskatchewan – is one of the largest oil plays in North America with an estimated 3 billion barrels of light, sweet crude in…

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