News & Events


  • MIRARCO Sponsored the Mining Award at the Sudbury Regional Science Fair (4/16/2018) - MIRARCO Mining Award MIRARCO Mining Innovation CEO Vic Palalnis presented “MIRARCO MINING AWARD SPECIAL” at the Sudbury Regional Science Fair 2018. Award: MIRARCO MINING AWARD SPECIAL Sponsor: Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO) Criteria: Best project related to risk assessment or mitigation in mining. Presenter: Vic Pakalnis, President and CEO, MIRARCO Mining Innovation […]
  • Small reactors explored (4/9/2018) - MIRARCO partnering with LU, Bruce Power on nuclear power option A Sudbury-based research corporation has signed a $1-million agreement to look into the potential of small nuclear reactors. Small modular reactors, or SMRs, could generate clean, lowcost and reliable electricity in rural and remote regions, its advocates say. Bruce Power, Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied […]
  • Bruce Power signs $1 million Memorandum of Understanding for sustainable energy research group (4/6/2018) - Press Release TIVERTON, ON – April 6, 2018 – Bruce Power, MIRARCO Mining Innovation and Laurentian University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will enhance strategic research opportunities, including the long-term potential for Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) to generate clean, low-cost and reliable electricity in rural/remote regions. The five-year, $1 million research agreement will […]
  • Future looks bright for Sudbury mining (4/3/2018) - Mayor of Greater Sudbury Brian Bigger’s speech at 2018 PDAC conference Mayor Brian Bigger, left, Vic Pakalnis, Kim Rudd, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, Nickel Belt MP Marc Serre and Michelle Ash, chief innovation officer for Barrick Mining, attended the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada conference. (Photo supplied) PDAC, as always, […]
  • E.A.R annual mining conference in Toronto, Canada (French) (3/20/2018) - Conférence minière annuelle E.A.R à Toronto, Canada : l’ambassadeur N’Goran Kouamé appelle à « encourager les progrès de l’industrie minière » en Afrique – MIRARCO’s CEO Vic Pakalnis was speaker at EAR Conference preceding PDAC – © Autre presse par DR L’ambassadeur de la république de Côte d’Ivoire au canada SEM N’Goran Kouamé a participé […]
  • MIRARCO Received FCM’s Climate Adaptation Partner Grant (3/20/2018) - MIRARCO Received Climate Adaptation Partner Grant As the severity of wildfires increases, shorelines flood, and extreme weather becomes more common, the effects of climate change unfold differently in Canadian cities and communities from coast to coast. That’s why FCM has provided grants to 12 organizations that will help participating communities of all sizes — from […]