News & Events


  • New MIRARCO Chair Dominic Fragomeni meets with MIRARCO staff (7/9/2019) - New MIRARCO Chair Dominic Fragomeni meets with MIRARCO staff
  • Nuclear technology to power mines being researched by Sudbury scientist (6/26/2019) - Franç​​​​​​​ois Caron says using nuclear technology to power mines is ‘a very nice match’ Franç​​​​​​​ois Caron is the Bruce Power Chair in Energy Systems at the Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation or MIRARCO and also a professor at Laurentian University. (Markus Schwabe/CBC) A Sudbury scientist is leading research into the idea of powering […]
  • Workshop: The Earth evolution as a thermal system (6/18/2019) - Sudbury Geological Discussion Group Workshop Date: June 17, 2019 About the Workshop: Cooling and warming has occurred many times during the Earth’s history. At times, the Earth has entirely frozen to form a ‘snowball’, while at others, it has become extremely hot, resulting in the mass extinction of species. However, despite 50 years of established […]
  • Canada Invests in Climate Change Adaptation in Northern Ontario (5/23/2019) - News Release Canadians’ quality of life — and our future growth — are deeply tied to the environment. That is why Canada continues to tackle climate change and invest in adaptation measures that will prepare our communities and industries for a greener future. Paul Lefebvre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of […]
  • MIRARCO Sponsored the 2019 Mining Award at the Sudbury Regional Science Fair (4/16/2019) - MIRARCO Mining Award MIRARCO Mining Innovation CEO Vic Palalnis presented “MIRARCO MINING AWARD SPECIAL” at the Sudbury Regional Science Fair 2019. 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. Le meilleur projet traitant de l’analyse ou l’atténuation de […]
  • Board of Directors Announcement of CEO’s Retirement (3/29/2019) - Board of Directors Announcement of CEO’s Retirement Dear Mirarco team and stakeholders, It is with a mix of sadness and gratitude that the Board of Directors announces Vic Pakalnis’s retirement as CEO of MIRARCO Mining Innovation, effective July 31, 2019. Since 2012, Vic has played a critical role in the development and success of the […]