Current Areas of Emphasis

Mineral Processing
Processing strategies for all types of ores, improving recoveries, fine particle separation.
Mine Ventilation
Ventilation design and arctic issues.
Ground Control
Rock and soil testing underground structure.
Mineral Economics
Reserve estimation, mineral market evaluation.
Computational Tools
Mining data for mine-mill reconciliation, mine optimization.
Ground water modeling and soil remediation.
System Engineering
Production simulation.

MIRL Spotlight

Second Class of Mining Mill Operations OE Graduates

On Friday July 28th, 2017 the second class of Mining Mill Operations OE students graduated.  The five largest mines in Alaska were there to interview the graduates after the ceremony and we were visited by the Fairbanks Daily News Miner.  The program was developed as part of the $8.1M TAACCCT Grant from the US DOL.


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  • Mineral Industry Research Laboratory (MIRL)
  • Duckering Building
  • 1760 Tanana Loop
  • PO Box 75 5800
  • Fairbanks, AK 99775-5800, USA