Problem Fair: Discussing Mining Innovation Roadblocks September 28th

Mirarco Media release

by MIRARCO Mining Innovation



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Problem Fair: Discussing Mining Innovation Roadblocks

Fri, September 28, 2018, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT





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“Discussing Mining Innovation Roadblocks” will facilitate knowledge transfer between members of the mining ecosystem allowing them to propose collective and innovative solutions to ensure mining’s future, safety, sustainability and productivity. This unique event will provide the mining industry with valuable information that can be used to create collaborations, new educational opportunities, and to enhance and conceive research funding opportunities.

A panel of industry experts will give brief presentations and provide insight on the mining sector’s current challenges. The event will also invite research organizations, mining professionals, academics, experts, and other members of the audience to weigh in with their thoughts and proposals on how to address those issues in an interactive way.



Fri, September 28, 2018

2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

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Dynamic Earth

122 Big Nickel Mine Drive

Sudbury, ON P3C 5T7

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Organizer of Problem Fair: Discussing Mining Innovation Roadblocks

Established in 1998, MIRARCO (Mining Innovation Rehabilitation and Applied Research Corporation) has been developing innovative solutions for the mining industry and its challenges. We are a not-for-profit corporation that operates with support from the private and public sectors. The driving force behind MIRARCO is a dedicated workforce made up of experienced professionals and students at all levels of post-secondary education. Through our unique position as a hybrid organization, combining academic and professional dynamics, we help advance innovative and applied research for a safe, sustainable, and productive mining industry.



PROBLEM FAIR Discussing Mining Innovation Roadblocks
Members of the mining ecosystem will come together to propose collective and innovative solutions to the industry’s current and future challenges. The afternoon will consist of presentation from key industry members, interactive activities, a Q&A period, networking, and more.
September 28th, 2018, 2 to 5 p.m.
Dynamic Earth, MacLean Engineering Gallery 122 Big Nickel Road, Sudbury, ON
Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/problem-fair-discussing-mining-innovation-roadblocks-tickets-48892403495 to register.
Email kdudgeon@mirarco.org for more details.
Industry Panel Members Dick DeStefano Executive Director SAMSSA Samantha Espley General Manager Mine & Mineral Technical Excellence Centre at Vale Base Metals Angela Hamlyn Executive Director at Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Michael O’Shaughnessy Director, Logistics Strategy and Planning at Teck Resources Limited

Email kdudgeon@mirarco.org for more details