News Stories & Announcements
Dr. Nadia Mykytczuk appointed leader at MIRARCO
MIRARCO Mining Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nadia Mykytczuk as the Interim President and CEO of MIRARCO effective May 25, 2021. In this capacity, Dr. Mykytczuk will provide support to the Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University.
New Engineering Research Project Receives Support by Federal Agency
MIRARCO Mining Innovation has received funding for a research project aimed at incorporating realistic discrete fracture networks (DFNs) to investigate the excavation response of mining engineering structures so as to reduce rock engineering risk and improve mining safety and productivity. The project is funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through its Alliance program.
MIRARCO Appoints New Lab/Field Manager
MIRARCO is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alex Hutchison as the Lab/Field Manager. Dr. Hutchison is an experimental research engineer with a Ph.D. in Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing from Laurentian University.
New Research Opportunity to Mitigate Risk for Snow Melt Management for Tailings Ponds in Mining Operations Receives Support from the Government of Ontario
MIRARCO Mining Innovation is pleased to announce the awarding of funding from the Government of Ontario’s Voucher for Innovation and Productivity (VIP) program, led by the Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI), and Glencore Sudbury to execute the Snow Melt Management for Tailings Ponds in Mining Operations Project.
Mineral Resources Industry Leadership Certificate
The Goodman School of Mines is launching a new Mineral Resources Industry Leadership Certificate program with classes expected to start this September.
Upcoming Online Training at Canada’s Mining University
Please check the complete course lineup.
Deformation-Based Support Design for Burstprone Mines (Module 1)
This September, the Goodman School of Mines and MIRARCO will be offering a new short course about the functionality of the rock support in deforming ground.