MIRARCO hosted a VIP delegation from China


MIRARCO hosted a VIP delegation from China


Left to right: Mr. Yunqiang Li, Deputy Director of International Cooperation, State Administration of Coal Mine Safety (SACMS); Mr. Fengshan Zhu, Chairman of China Coal Research Institute; Mr. Yuanming Song, Deputy Administrator of SACMS; Mr. Vic Pakalnis, President & CEO of MIRARCO; Dr. Wenjie Zhang, Director of General Dept. of Technology and Equipment, SACMS; Dr./Prof. Ming Cai, Geomechanics Research Chair, MIRARCO/Laurentian University.

On April 17, 2017, a delegation from China visited MIRARCO. During the meeting, MIRARCO President & CEO Vic Pakalnis briefed the guests on mining research in Canada and at MIRARCO of Laurentian University. In particular, Vic shared experience in mining safety in Canada with the delegation and updated recent progress in deep mining and diesel emission reduction research. Several areas such as risk management training, rockburst risk mitigation, diesel emission reduction, were identified for potential future collaborations.