The Geomechanics Research Centre team undertakes research focussed on geohazard assessment & risk mitigation at depth and provides specialized, associated services.
The Ventilation and Production Optimization team is Developing the next generation of decision-support software for mining with an emphasis on underground mine ventilation and schedule optimization. These two areas of research are key in maximizing the profitability of a mining operation.
The Energy, Renewables and Carbon Management team focuses their research on driving down energy costs for mine operations.
The Mining Safety Research Centre addresses unique issues related to Safety and Risk Management in the mining industry.
The Ontario Centre for Climate Impacts and Adaptation Resources (OCCIAR) at MIRARCO is dedicated to assisting communities and sectors adapt to climate change through the provision of climate science and adaptation tools. The Centre is also a resource hub for researchers and stakeholders searching for information on climate change impacts and adaptation.
Corporate Services Centre is comprised of the President & CEO, Executive Assistant, IT Specialist and Corporate Accountant. Together, the Corporate Services Centre provides a wide range of services to MIRARCO’s either collaborators or partners, staff and students. Services include management of the organization’s finances, administration, IT, accommodations and marketing activities in a way that supports MIRARCO staff and five core research centres.