Sudbury’s CEMI signs mining deal with university in Peru – by Staff (Sudbury Star – February 7, 2019)

The Sudbury-based Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation has signed an agreement with university in Peru to develop and promote mine innovation.

Moises Ronald Vázquez Caicedo Ayras, president at the Universidad Nacional del Centro del Perú (UNCP), and Douglas Morrison, president and CEO of the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI), said in a release they have signed a memorandum of understanding.

The deal is “a first step in developing a partnership to advance mining innovation programs that include technology and knowledge transfer, demonstration projects, skills development for students, faculty and professionals.

“This partnership will offer tremendous opportunities for increased outreach and impact for the regions served by Universidad Nacional del Centro del Peru.”

CEMI said it is focused on step-change innovation and commercialization of technical developments in mine safety, productivity and environmental performance, while UNCP is focused on development of research capacity in mining, mineral processing and exploration geophysics.

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