Mine Overlay Site Testing (MOST) Facility Open House

The MOST Facility, a research station specializing in the development and commercialization of innovative mine waste cover systems, will be hosting an open house on Thursday, July 7.

Showcasing a new 3600 sq ft high bay test facility, MOST staff will be on hand to deliver live demonstrations on projects dealing with mine cover development solutions, landfill covers, brownfield site decommissioning and geomembrane testing.

The open house runs from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., with opening remarks being given at 2 p.m. The event will take place at the MOST Facility at the U of S Crop Science Field Lab at 2101 – 108th Street.

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EYC Internship Program

Funded through Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Science Horizons Program, the Environmental Youth Corps (EYC) Internship Program gives eligible employers who work in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM), up to 50% of an intern’s salary (up to $15,000) for new full-time environmental jobs.

With over $7.0M in funding for 2016, this program helps businesses grow their teams and provide meaningful environmental jobs for young professionals.

We are now accepting Phase 3 Applications until August 24, 2016. The EYC program is currently 80% allocated.

Want to take part in this program? See the website and apply today!

Additional Saskatchewan Environmental Code chapters now in effect

On June 1, 2015 The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010 came into force, along with the full Saskatchewan Environmental Code, 28 standards, and three regulations:

·        The Environmental Management and Protection (General) Regulations

·        The Environmental Management and Protection (Saskatchewan Environmental Code Adoption) Regulations

·        The Waterworks and Sewage Works Regulations

New guidelines and chapters are described here, with links to related information on the Ministry of Environment’s website. All other activities continue to be governed by existing requirements.

First Announcement – SustainTech 2017

SEIMA's third SustainTech Conference will be held March 16, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

SustainTech continues to be a conference that promotes sustainability and environmental responsibility, and brings together industry, academia, consultants and regulators to share ideas on new developments and technologies that will help us make a better and more sustainable world.

The conference will again highlight the latest environmental practices and technologies from industry, consultants and regulators when addressing sustainability issues over the lifecycle of Saskatchewan's principal resource sectors, including agriculture, mining and oil & gas.


SEIMA is accepting technical abstracts focused in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • regulatory issues
  • remediation
  • reclamation
  • water technologies
  • low impact development
  • green technologies
  • environmental considerations in the extraction of natural resources
  • sustainable technologies for industry
  • sustainable energy technologies
  • oil and gas development
  • facility operations, industrial issues and technologies
  • protection and sustainable management of water resources
  • pipeline development

This year will particularly invite abstracts advancing or demonstrating clean technologies.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is December 16, 2016. Please click on the following link to access the abstract submission form.

Abstract Submission Form

SEIMA’s first SustainTech saw over 150 participants and 18 technical presentations. SustainTech 2016 welcomed 180 participants and 24 technical presentations and we’re looking forward to hosting even more at SustainTech 2017.

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