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MIRARCO reports on the China Canada Centre for Deep Mining Innovation

On Dec. 7th, 2017, a high level delegation from Northeastern University (NEU) in China came to Laurentian University in Sudbury, to sign an international agreement to establish the China Canada Centre for Deep Mining Innovation (CCCDMI). Mutual interests Three areas of interest initially identified were rock mechanics, geology and safety. At the request of one …

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Bruce Power, Laurentian and MIRARCO explore modular nuclear reactors

In April, Bruce Power, MIRARCO Mining Innovation and Laurentian University signed a memorandum of understanding that will enhance strategic research opportunities, including the long-term potential for Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to generate clean, low-cost and reliable electricity in rural/remote regions. The five-year, $1 million research agreement will create an Industrial Chair position at MIRARCO Mining …

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MIRARCO researcher Negar Saeidi receives Best Paper Award at MMME’17

Negar Saeidi recently presented a paper at the 4th International Conference on Mining, Material, and Metallurgical Engineering (MMME’17). Her paper, co-authored by Lorrie Fava (MIRARCO) and Cheryl Allen (Vale Canada) was entitled “Towards improving the performance of Creighton Mine’s Natural Heat Exchange Area”. At a gala dinner on June 10th, Negar was presented with a …

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Expanding Sudbury’s research “culture”

Cambrian College and Laurentian University announced an agreement Wednesday they say will boost research and innovation in Northern Ontario. The agreement facilitates the creation of collaborative partnerships and enables faculty, students and staff at both institutions to pursue large-scale research projects, Cambrian and Laurentian said in a joint press release. Read on Dr. Dean Millar, …

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