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  • Canadian utilities build SMR alliances as developers tackle licensing (1/16/2019)- The International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit Canada’s key SMR markets Source: ‘A Canadian Roadmap for Small Modular Reactors’ (NRCan, November 2018). Nuclear utilities are playing a growing role in Canadian SMR development and their operational expertise could support the first fleet deployment at mining sites, industry experts said. …… Mining operators could be Canada’s […]
  • China delegation visited Sudbury (12/18/2018)- Dr Ming Cai, Geomechanics Center Director with NEU professors and students A delegation from Northeastern University (NEU), China, composed of undergraduate students and professors, visited Sudbury from Dec. 16 to Dec. 22, 2018. This is part of the activities for the China-Canada Centre of Deep Mining Innovation (CCCDMI), established in December 2017 between Northeastern University […]
  • Sudbury research group makes key appointment (12/11/2018)- NEW DIRECTION FOR ENERGY CENTER AND BRUCE POWER CHAIR IN SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS SUDBURY, ON – Dr. Francois Caron will join MIRARCO as the Director of the Energy Center and as the Bruce Power Chair in Sustainable Energy Systems as of January 7th, 2019. Caron holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of […]
  • Mining embodies progress (9/6/2018)- Mining embodies progress Mining and Innovation in Canada Mining provides civilization with the materials required for the construction of indispensable items such as buildings, cell phones, electric cars, and other common luxuries of life in the 21st century. Prior to the 2018 Prospector and Developers Association Convention held annually in Toronto, 40 trade commissioners from […]
  • A Diversified Approach to Engineering’s Innovative Future (7/4/2018)- A Diversified Approach to Engineering’s Innovative Future MIRARCO Mining Innovation On April 9th, 1998, the Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Centre, (MIRARCO) opened its doors in Sudbury, Ontario. The organization was created and led by Peter Kaiser, P. Eng, as a means to explore solutions to the mining industry’s challenges and as an environment […]
  • MIRARCO reports on the China Canada Centre for Deep Mining Innovation (6/4/2018)- MIRARCO reports on the China Canada Centre for Deep Mining Innovation Signing an agreement to create the China Canada Centre for Deep Mining Innovation. CREDIT: MIRARCO On Dec. 7th, 2017, a high level delegation from Northeastern University (NEU) in China came to Laurentian University in Sudbury, to sign an international agreement to establish the China […]