Daily Archives: October 29, 2015


International mine safety conference comes to Sudbury

International mine safety conference comes to Sudbury From Oct. 25 to 28, 2015, Mirarco and the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) will host the 36th International Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institutes (ICSMRI) in Sudbury. This is the first time one of oldest and most prestigious global conferences focused on enhancing […]


Sudbury mining safety conference in wake of Glencore death

Fatality highlights importance to improve standards and technology, says conference chair Vic Pakalnis, chair of the 36th International Conference of Safety in Mine Research Institutes, said the death Glencore miner Richard Pigeau on Oct. 20, 2015, underscores the importance of further research in mining health and safety. Photo by Jonathan Migneault. Sudbury, ON (October 27, […]