Mining Innovation, Rehabilitation, and Applied Research Corporation (MIRARCO)

Based at Laurentian University, MIRARCO is a not-for-profit that develops innovative technologies, applied solutions, and highly qualified individuals in support of a safe, productive, and sustainable global mining industry. Working collaboratively with industry, private sector, government, academia, and community stakeholders has been an essential ingredient in providing effective transfer of knowledge, technology, and sustainable practices.

MIRARCO is engaged in four (4) core research domains and its dedicated facilities include the Decision Support Software Centre, the Energy Centre, the Safety Research and Training Centre, and the Geomechanics Research Centre. Through MIRARCO, partners have the added benefit of accessing innovative, customized applied research teams, dedicated post-secondary student resources, funding subsidy programs and tax credits, and facilities dedicated to testing, analytics, and visualization.


Cliff Fielding Building – Room CF203
Laurentian University
935 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, Ontario
P3E 2C6

Areas of Expertise

Geomechanics research
Decision support software
Sustainable energy solutions
Safety research and training


Process R&D
Product R&D

Contact Information



Twitter: @mirarco1


Published: September 25, 2021

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