Posts By: Dept. of Civil + Mineral Engineering

New direction at U of T: Mining Futures Initiative

Update for our U of T community: New Mining Futures Initiative complements our Lassonde Institute of Mining, expanding our Mineral Engineering portfolio Dear U of T Mining Community Members,  Mining […]

Scholarship & Awards Reception RSVP

Please fill in the form below to RSVP for the CivMin Scholarships and Awards Reception on Thursday, October 19, 2023 6:30 p.m.    

U of T CECA/NECA Competes in the 2018 Green Energy Challenge

Aiming to best their third place honours received last year, the University of Toronto student chapter of the Canadian/National Electrical Contractors Association (CECA/NECA) is competing in the 2018 ELECTRI International/NECA […]

Acoustic Emission Source Parameters

At the largest scale, fractures give rise to volcanoes and earthquakes and at engineering scales they form pathways for fluids to flow through and reduce the strength of rock. For […]

Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Properties of Cobourg Limestone

  The demand for underground radioactive waste repositories makes  the study of thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) processes in rocks an increasingly important topic. In collaboration with the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) we  conducted […]

True-Triaxial Testing

The heart of the Rock Fracture Dynamics Facility is a technologically advanced true-triaxial computer controlled rock deformation system with integral permeability measurement and geophysical imaging capability. For the first time, it is possible […]

Hydraulic Fracturing

Hydraulic fracturing is the initiation and propagation of a fracture by means of fluid pressurization. Hydraulic fracturing has grown in popularity over the past couple of decades in response to […]
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