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MIRARCO appoints Kyle Loney as Senior Project Manager

MIRARCO Mining Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of Kyle Loney as Senior Project Manager. A graduate of Union College with a degree in Economics, Kyle is an accomplished project manager with a specific focus on budget schedule, and operations improvement. He has extensive experience in scheduling, budgeting and logistics across several industries with …

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MP Lapointe and MP Serré announce boost for projects funded by the Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator Network (MICA)

SUDBURY – The growing demand for critical minerals presents a generational opportunity for the Canadian mining industry. As we move toward a low-carbon economy, large amounts of minerals such as graphite, copper, lithium, and nickel will be needed to power the green and digital economy at home and around the world. Today, Viviane Lapointe Member …

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MIRARCO-Laurentian team working in Peru to continue environmental research with UNAM and Core Foundation

A team of researchers from MIRARCO Mining Innovation, a research arm of Laurentian University,  returned to Peru last week to commence the second phase of a collaboration with Universidad Nacional de Moquegua (UNAM) and CORE Foundation. This comes after an agreement was signed between MIRARCO-Laurentian University and the National University of Moquegua in December 2022 …

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MIRARCO receives grant from MICA network to support tailings bioleaching

MIRARCO Mining Innovation has been selected as one of 24 grant recipients through the Mining Innovation Commercialization Accelerator (MICA) Network. MIRARCO will receive $280,027 from MICA, a program focused on developing initiatives for the commercialization of mining technology to increase productivity and sustainability within the mining sector. MIRARCO’s project will focus on one of three …

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New NOHFC Industrial Research Chair Announced for MIRARCO

March 7, 2023, Toronto, Ontario – During the Prospectors and Developers Conference (PDAC) in Toronto this week, Vale Energy Transition Metals announced a collaborative project in partnership with Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation, and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) at Laurentian University, to accelerate the recovery of critical minerals from mine waste.   Vale announced that it has …

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