The work of the Mining Research Laboratories of CANMET

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 87, No. 979, 1994

John E. Udd, Mining Research Laboratories, CANMET, Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Mining research at CANMET is delivered by the Mining Research Laboratories Division (MRL), with facilities in Sydney, Nova Scotia; Bells Corners, Elliot Lake, and Sudbury, Ontario; and Val d'Or, Quebec. This paper gives an overview of the work of the Division as of early 1993. An addendum, at the end of this paper, describes the organizational changes that will take place in April 1994.
Keywords: Backfill, CANMET, Explosives testing, Explosive atmospheres, Mining Research Laboratories, Mining environments, Research and development, Rock mechanics.