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.
Environmental
Ground water modeling and soil remediation.
System Engineering
Production simulation.

MIRL Spotlight

Bandopadhyay Receives Howard L. Hartman Award

Dr. Sukumar Bandopadhyay (Professor Emeritus, Mining Engineering) is the recipient of the 2019 Howard L. Hartman Award, a prestigious award in mine ventilation. Dr. Bandopadhyay will be accepting the award on April 30 at the 17th North American Mine Ventilation Symposium in Montreal, Canada.

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