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Laurentian University Commences Proceedings Under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

As many of you are aware, Laurentian University commenced a proceeding under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) that will allow the University to financially and operationally restructure while continuing to operate in all respects. As a research arm of Laurentian University, MIRARCO remains committed to continue offering our expertise to solve mining industry challenges …

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MIRARCO moves into Laurentian University’s campus

MIRARCO (Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation) is moving its main offices to the second floor of Laurentian University’s Cliff Fielding Research, Innovation and Engineering Building.  MIRARCO was established in 1998 as a not-for-profit research arm of Laurentian University and since its inception has developed over 100 HQPs (Highly Qualified Persons) and managed over …

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North Bay environmental group uneasy with investment in small modular reactors

Researcher says a communications plan about the science of small nuclear reactors is needed In remote communities and mining operations, diesel is often the main power source. But this is at odds with the reality that Canada has to reduce emissions and slow climate change. Last week the federal government pledged $20 million for developing …

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Natural Resources Canada awards $1.5 million to natural heat exchange research project

MIRARCO secures federal funding to develop natural heating and cooling technology for underground mining Natural Resources Canada awarded $1.5 million on Feb. 11 to the Natural Heat Exchange Engineering Technology (NHEET) research project, a project between the Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) and other organizations such as CanmetMINING and Teck, to examine …

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