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MIRARCO and Laurentian University share expertise on environmental remediation by launching new collaborative project with Peru

MIRARCO, Mining Innovation, a research arm of Laurentian University, recently sent a research team to Peru to initiate the first phase of a new collaboration with Universidad Nacional de Moquegua (UNAM) and CORE Foundation. The project aims to better understand the mining and other anthropogenic impacts in the Coralaque River watershed and work to develop …

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Laurentian researcher named strategic advisor for ‘green’ miner’s South American endeavours

Nadia Mykytczuk named to BacTech Environmental’s strategic advisory board Laurentian University microbiologist Nadia Mykytczuk has been named to the strategic advisory board of BacTech Environmental, a Toronto ‘green’ mining technology company with ambitious plans to recover precious metals in South America. For the past 15 years, Mykytczuk has worked in the field of mine waste …

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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.  An environmental microbiologist, Dr. Mykytczuk’s work focuses on bioleaching and mine remediation. Dr. …

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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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