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  • LU to help lead research into climate change (11/2/2017) - Canada’s new Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results Al was invited to will hold a seat on Canada’s new Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results. The Expert Panel will advise the Government of Canada on measuring progress on adaptation and climate resilience to better understand how federal, provincial, and […]
  • Second wind for 100-year-old technology (11/2/2017) - Hydraulic air compressor can slash cost of pneumatic power, cool deep mines and serve as a means of carbon capture Hydraulic air compressor can slash cost of pneumatic power, cool deep mines and serve as a means of carbon capture. A long-forgotten, century old technology for producing compressed air is one step closer to rebirth. […]
  • Dr. Ming Cai wins prestigious John A. Franklin Award (10/24/2017) - Dr. Ming Cai wins prestigious John A. Franklin Award for his work in rock mechanics and rock engineering Dr. Cai recognized for his work finding innovative solutions that improve mine safety and efficiency. Laurentian University congratulates its own Dr. Ming Cai, Geomechanics Research Chair, for receiving the prestigious John A. Franklin Award from the Canadian […]
  • Pan-Northern Mining Research Alliance launched (9/22/2017) - Pan-Northern Mining Research Alliance launched On July 10, 2017, five universities and four colleges came together for the inaugural Pan-Northern Mining Research Alliance meeting at Laurentian University in Sudbury. The goal was to create a collaborative network among universities and colleges in the North. Individually, each institution is doing a lot to develop highly skilled […]
  • Lung cancer still haunts mining industry (7/12/2017) - Lung cancer still haunts mining industry MIRARCO and Occupational Cancer Research Centre hosted Lung Cancer and Prevention in Mining Symposium at the Willet Green Miller Centre auditorium on July 11, 2017. More than 100 people, representing everyone from the Ontario Ministry of Labour, to mining companies, to researchers and workers’ unions and individual miners were […]
  • MIRARCO researcher Negar Saeidi receives Best Paper Award at MMME’17 (6/29/2017) - MIRARCO researcher Negar Saeidi receives Best Paper Award at MMME’17 Negar Saeidi recently presented a paper at the 4th International Conference on Mining, Material, and Metallurgical Engineering (MMME’17). Her paper, co-authored by Lorrie Fava (MIRARCO) and Cheryl Allen (Vale Canada) was entitled “Towards improving the performance of Creighton Mine’s Natural Heat Exchange Area”. At a […]