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Research addresses rock mass behaviour, energy efficiency

Research addresses rock mass behaviour, energy efficiency

$6.6 million SUMIT research program draws to a close Deep mines have the potential to be a lot safer and more energy efficient as a result..

August 22, 2016
Hydraulic air compressor project has green light

Hydraulic air compressor project has green light

Forgotten technology to produce compressed air at a fraction of the cost of conventional compressor plants A $3.5 million demonstration..

February 23, 2016
Second wind for 100-year-old technology

Second wind for 100-year-old technology

MIRARCO demonstrates hydraulic air compressor for deep mine cooling A 100-year-old technology used in Northern Ontario’s Cobalt mining..

February 26, 2015
Renewables and Mining Summit explores energy options

Renewables and Mining Summit explores energy options

Over 250 delegates from five continents attended the Renewable Energy and Mining Summit in downtown Toronto September 25 and 26. The summit..

November 26, 2013
MIRARCO researcher tests floating solar collectors

MIRARCO researcher tests floating solar collectors

More ambitious demonstration projects proposed for Canada and Israel We’ve all seen solar panels mounted on frames in farmer’s fields..

August 13, 2013
Prof aims to revive Ragged Chute technology

Prof aims to revive Ragged Chute technology

Plant supplied 29 or 30 mines, cost almost nothing to operate and had no moving parts An ingenious but long-forgotten technology for..

August 13, 2013
MIRARCO researcher cites case for offshore wind power

MIRARCO researcher cites case for offshore wind power

Mining companies operating in remote regions and relying exclusively on diesel power to generate electricity should be considering offshore..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
Solar power proposed for remote mines

Solar power proposed for remote mines

Finding a cost effective means to meet energy needs in remote mining areas is a million dollar question.  Kim Trapani, an investigator..

September 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
Gas turbines proposed for mine ventilation

Gas turbines proposed for mine ventilation

                      Ultimately, Dean Millar, MIRARCO research chair of energy in..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments
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