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New Research Opportunity to Mitigate Risk for Snow Melt Management for Tailings Ponds in Mining Operations Receives Support from the Government of Ontario

Sudbury – May 3, 2021 – MIRARCO Mining Innovation, a research arm of Laurentian University, 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 …

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Mirarco Appoints Dr. Chris Lane, P.Eng. Ph.D. as new Software Director

Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation, and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chris Lane as the new Director Software, effective September 29, 2020.MIRARCO’s Software Centre consists of specialists in mining engineering and software development. They conduct applied research for mining and are developing the next generation of decision-support tools. Currently, the …

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Jennifer Abols appointed leader at Canada’s Mining University

Laurentian University and its Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) are pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Abols as the next Executive Director of the Goodman School of Mines and President and CEO of MIRARCO effective November 4th, 2019. Read on (English) Read on (French)

Canada Invests in Climate Change Research for Abandoned and Orphaned Mines

The Government of Canada recognizes that climate change has a significant impact on Canadians, which is why we continue to invest in climate adaptation and climate resilience research. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced $184,000 in support of a climate change project, which will lay …

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