News & Events

News & Events


  • Expanding Sudbury’s research ‘culture’ (3/10/2017) - Expanding Sudbury’s research ‘culture’ Dr. Dean Millar, professor of Energy in Mining at Laurentian’s Bharti School of Engineering, and Energy Director of Laurentian’s MIRARCO explains how a unique hydraulic air compressor (HAC) system may be developed to clean and cool the air in ultra-deep mining environments, where air temperatures may reach upwards of 40 degrees […]
  • Celebrate Laurentian Research (2/28/2017) - Celebrate Laurentian Research February 27th to March 3rd 2017 – the official launch of Research Week 2017 “Diversity in Research”. Announcements include: the Proclamation from the City of Greater Sudbury, the release of the 2017 edition of “the Key”, and the release of the video “Celebrating 2016 – Research at Laurentian University” which will highlight […]
  • Pushing Boundaries – A snapshot of mining R&D activity in Ontario (2/20/2017) - Pushing Boundaries – A snapshot of mining R&D activity in Ontario As part of its “Innovation Agenda” the federal government an- nounced last year that it would invest $800 million over four years to support research and innovation in five key sectors of Canada’s economy. Click here to read the article.
  • Dr. John Henning appointed new Director of Geomechanics Research Centre at MIRARCO Mining Innovation (1/16/2017) - Dr. John Henning appointed new Director of Geomechanics Research Centre at MIRARCO Mining Innovation Sudbury (Ontario) – MIRARCO Mining Innovation at Laurentian University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Henning P.Eng to the position of Director of Geomechanics Research Centre (GRC). Dr. Henning will replace Sean Maloney P.Eng, departing director of GRC. […]
  • BabyHAC Project (11/7/2016) - BabyHAC Project Alex Hutchison makes operational adjustments to the pilot scale hydraulic air compressor (HAC) that has recently been relocated to the Glencore Sustainable Energy Centre at Cambrian College. The system comprises three tanks: a header tank (upper platform), a tail race tank (intermediate level) and a separator tank (at the bottom). The header and […]
  • Solar Panels on Tailings Ponds (9/26/2016) - Solar Panels on Tailings Ponds An innovative and energy-smart concept to harness clean solar power for multiple applications is being tested in the Mediterranean, off the island of Malta. Conceived and developed by researchers at MIRARCO and Laurentian University in Sudbury, Canada, the Offshore Passive Photo-Voltaic (OPPV) project is using thin solar panels (photo-voltaic cells) […]