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New Engineering Research Project Receives Support by Federal Agency

Sudbury, Ont. – MIRARCO Mining Innovation, a research arm of Laurentian University, is pleased to announce it 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 …

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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)