News & Events

News & Events


  • 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) […]
  • Years Later – A Journey of Discovery (9/14/2016) - Years Later – A Journey of Discovery “30 Years Later – A Journey of Discovery” Presented by Dr. Peter K. Kaiser Professor Emeritus – Bharti School of Engineering – Laurentian University Thursday, September 29th at 3:00 p.m. in the Executive Learning Centre on the 3rd floor of the Fraser Building. A reception with hors d’oeuvres […]
  • MIRARCO’s booth at the ARMA trade show highlights MoFrac (6/28/2016) - MIRARCO’s booth at the ARMA trade show highlights MoFrac A delegation from MIRARCO, led by Dr. Ming Cai, together with R. Mohan Srivastava, travelled to Houston, Texas for the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. MIRARCO’s booth at the ARMA trade show highlights MoFrac, our software for discrete fracture network modelling, […]