News & Events


  • Ontario Centers of Excellence Discovery Conference 2017 (5/30/2017) - Ontario Centers of Excellence Discovery Conference 2017 Victor Pakalnis, President/CEO of MIRARCO with Dr Reza Moridi, Minister of Research Innovation Science. Vic Pakalnis and Wendi Punkkinen at Mirarco’s booth – connecting with the world of innovation in Canada. The Honourable Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science speaks at Discovery 17 Ontario Centres of […]
  • MIRARCO, OCRC and LU will host Lung Cancer and Prevention in Mining Conference (5/15/2017) - MIRARCO, OCRC and LU will host Lung Cancer and Prevention in Mining Conference MIRARCO, the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (OCRC), and Laurentian University are hosting a conference on the impact of exposure to lung carcinogens in the Ontario mining industry, and how these exposures can be controlled. It will focus on diesel exhaust and radon, […]
  • Zero harm – It can be done! (5/5/2017) - Zero harm – It can be done! Victor Pakalnis, President/CEO of MIRARCO. The accident rates for Ontario mines for 2016 are in. Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn announced in early January that the province achieved zero fatalities! This is an amazing accomplishment. The lost time injury (LTI) rate in 2015 was 0.63 per 100 workers. […]
  • MIRARCO CAO Al Douglas recognized for completion of the CIM Leadership in Mining program (5/2/2017) - Highlights of MIRARCO Presence at CIM 2017 MIRARCO’s booth at CIM 2017 Shain MacLachlan – CAMECO, Danielle Langlois – Independent Consultant, Dana Imbeault – MIHR Council, Jeremy Hilderman – MOSAIC. Al Douglas – CAO of MIRARCO. Absent from photo is Kraig Wanner – Westmoreland Coal Michael Winship – President of CIM. Al Douglas – CAO […]
  • XPS joins LMIT as an Industrial Member (4/28/2017) - XPS joins LMIT as an Industrial Member We are pleased to announce that XPS Consulting & Testwork Services, a Glencore Company, has joined Laurentian Mining Innovation and Technology (LMIT) as an industrial member. Over the last 10 years, XPS has been providing technical and innovative solutions to clients in over 25 countries around the globe […]
  • MIRARCO hosted a VIP delegation from China (4/18/2017) - 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 […]