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Canada’s largest helium purification facility opens in Saskatchewan

Canada’s largest helium purification facility opens in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is now officially home to the largest helium purification facility in Canada. Located near Battle Creek in the province's southwest, the new $32 million facility, owned and operated by North American Helium Inc.
SARM pleased with investment dollars promised in federal budget

SARM pleased with investment dollars promised in federal budget

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM) has carefully considered the federal government’s 2021 budget and its implications for the RMs in the province.
Weyburn area bid highest in province for subsurface mineral rights

Weyburn area bid highest in province for subsurface mineral rights

The Government of Saskatchewan's first subsurface mineral Crown disposition public offering of the 2021-22 fiscal year was held on April 19, and raised $2,448,936.17 in revenue for the province.
SaskPower reminds farmers to ‘Look up and live’ during seeding

SaskPower reminds farmers to ‘Look up and live’ during seeding

With over half of farm safety incidents happening between April and June, SaskPower is reminding farmers to take the extra time to “Look up and live” while working around overhead power lines. It could prevent serious injury or death.

Record subsurface mineral public offering in April

The Government of Saskatchewan's first subsurface mineral Crown disposition public offering of the 2021-22 fiscal year was held on April 19, and raised $2,448,936 in revenue for the province.
Creelman farmer’s optimism grows with blanket of wet snow

Creelman farmer’s optimism grows with blanket of wet snow

The seeding plans are made and the equipment is being prepared for the start of planting of the 2021 crops, and the final piece of the puzzle was the rain and wet snow which fell on the southeast region on April 11-13.

Saskatchewan and other provinces release small nuclear reactor study

The premiers of Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, Ontario and Alberta joined virtually to release a study by power utilities in three partner provinces and to formally welcome Alberta as a signatory to the small modular reactor (SMR) memorandum of underst
April petroleum Crown land sale brings in $1.9 million

April petroleum Crown land sale brings in $1.9 million

Saskatchewan's public offering of Crown petroleum and natural gas rights, held April 6, generated $1,925,874 in revenue for the province.
Safety on the farm is integral to family life

Safety on the farm is integral to family life

For a local farm family, raising children is a daily adventure where farm safety is an integral part of life around animals and machinery.
SaskPower CCS facility achieves 4 million tonnes of CO2 captured

SaskPower CCS facility achieves 4 million tonnes of CO2 captured

SaskPower’s Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) facility at Boundary Dam Power Station near Estevan has captured more than four million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) since operations began in 2014.