Welcome to MIRARCO-Mining Innovation, the largest not-for-profit applied research firm in North America where we serve the global natural resources industry by turning knowledge into profitable, innovative solutions.
Our mission is to develop the people and tools needed to plan and design the underground mines and related facilities of the future, with expertise in geomechanics (hazard assessment and risk mitigation); visualization & optimization; and environmental stewardship & sustainability.
Through MIRARCO, partners have the added benefit of accessing innovative, customized applied research teams; dedicated post-secondary student resources; testing, analytical and visualization facilities; and funding subsidy programs and tax credits.
MIRARCO's goal is to translate as much benefit as possible to industry, to create unique and exciting employment, and to engage in projects that make a real difference. Whether you're a member of industry or academia there are plenty of opportunities to work with MIRARCO and help change tomorrow's mining industry, today!
More about MIRARCO
Mr. Sean Maloney
Interim CEO, MIRARCO
Director, Geomechanics Research Centre (GRC)
Mrs. Sherry Greasley
Mr. Al Douglas
Director, Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR)
Director, Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Communities (CASC)
(705)675-1151 x. 1506
Dr. Ming Cai
Geomechanics Research Chair, Laurentian University
Professor Dean L. Millar
MIRARCO Research Chair / Director of VPO
Professor of Energy in Mining, School of Engineering
(705)675-1151 x. 507
- Mr. Sean Maloney
Board of Directors
General Manager, Technology and Innovation, Copper Products
Rio Tinto, U.K.
Managing Director, CAMIRO Mining Division
Vice President, Technical Affairs
The Mining Association of Canada
Board of Governors
Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Executive Officer
DABT Director, Environmental and Health Science
Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies
Manager, Process Control Group & EIT Program
Xstrata, Xstrata Process Support (XPS) Centre
Vice President & Chief Executive Officer
Brigus Gold Corporation
Interim CEO, MIRARCO, Vice President of Operations and Director of GRC
Dean of Science and Engineering
* Chair of the MIRARCO Board of Directors.
** Secretary, Treasurer.
- Allan Moss
MIRARCO out of the box testimonials (PDF 2.76 MB)
- MIRARCO out of the box testimonials (PDF 2.76 MB)
VPO InfoSheet (PDF 126.26 KB)
MSR InfoSheet (PDF 271.87 KB)
GRC Stress Characterization Fact Sheet (PDF 1.08 MB)
ERCM InfoSheet (PDF 152.93 KB)
EMR InfoSheet (PDF 127.47 KB)
CASC (OCCIAR) InfoSheet (PDF 124.8 KB)
MIRARCO InfoSheet (PDF 2.28 MB)
SOT Info Sheet (PDF 411.09 KB)
GRC InfoSheet (PDF 126.83 KB)
Virtual Reality InfoSheet (PDF 1.8 MB)
- VPO InfoSheet (PDF 126.26 KB)