Lake Victoria Mining Co. Inc. has appointed David Kalenuik president and CEO, and a member of the board of directors. Ming Zhu has been appointed CFO. Former CEO and CFO, Roger Newell, has been appointed chairman of the board.
Canterra Minerals Corp. has appointed David B. Clarke president and CEO and a director. Randy Turner, former president, will assume the role of executive chairman and will continue to take an active role in the development of the company.
Andover Ventures Inc. has appointed Larry Segerstrom COO.
Luna Gold Corp. has appointed John Blake president and CEO. He succeeds Jim Bahan who will continue with the company as a director and consultant.
Nevada Copper Corp. has appointed Robert T. McKnight executive vice president.
Following the de-merger of Dart Energy Ltd. from Arrow Energy Ltd. and the establishment of Dart as an independent ASX-listed company, the board has announced several new appointments.
Nathan Rayner has been appointed COO; Martin Cooper has been appointed CFO; Shaun Scott will step down as acting CFO, but will continue as executive director. Peter Roles has been appointed chief technical officer; Toby Hewitt has been appointed general counsel; Michael Bowe has been appointed general manager of operations, Indonesia; Justin Walta has been appointed general manager of operations, China; Chris Ohlrich has been appointed general manager, commercial, Australia; and Andrew Fang has been named commercial manager, Asia. Dr. Dave Mathew, formerly country manager for Arrow International in China and Dr. Tim Moore, formerly country manager for Arrow International in Indonesia, have been appointed specialist consultants to assist with the technical evaluation and implementation of various projects.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. announced Laurie Brlas, executive vice president, finance and administration, and CFO, has been named Crain’s Cleveland Business CFO of the Year among Northeast Ohio’s top financial officers for her outstanding fiscal leadership and asset management. She was recognized within the large public company category. Brlas has served in various financial executive roles at a number of Cleveland-based public companies. She joined Cliffs in December 2006 as senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
Inspiration Mining Corp. has appointed Ian Stewart president and COO. Randy Miller will continue with the company as chairman of the board and CEO.
Romarco Minerals Inc. announced that Fraser Sinclair has resigned as senior vice president and CFO. Joe Romagnolo, corporate controller, has been appointed interim CFO.
Liberty Silver Corp. has appointed R. Geoffrey Browne CEO and chairman of the board of directors.
Eagle Hill Exploration Corp. has appointed Jean-Philippe Desrochers, Ph.D., chief geologist.
Atlas Copco Construction and Mining USA has appointed Jason Blais product line manager of down-the-hole products and Jon Torpy business line manager of Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions Blasthole & Water Well.
Sihayo Gold Ltd. has appointed Danny Nolan CFO, and CFO of PT Sorikmas Mining, the 75% owned subsidiary of the company.
Bandanna Energy Ltd. has appointed Peter Binnie manager of infrastructure.
Titanium Corp. Inc. has appointed Andreas Curkovic an investor relations consultant.
Entrée Gold Inc. has appointed Susan McLeod vice president of legal.
Tigris Uranium Corp. has appointed Gordon Peake director of lands and Ron Driscoll manager of corporate assets.
McNicoll, Lewis & Vlak LLC has appointed Roman Friedrich senior managing director, head of the firm’s global metals and mining investment banking group, and member of the board of directors.
Marston has appointed Jim Sronce mining consultant.
The U.S. National Mining Association (NMA) board of directors elected a new slate of officers for the two-year term 2010-2012. The new officers are Chairman Greg Boyce, chairman and CEO,
Peabody Energy; Vice Chairman Frank McAllister, chairman and CEO, Stillwater Mining; President Hal Quinn, president and CEO, NMA; Treasurer Roger Roberts, senior vice president, NMA;
Secretary Bruce Watzman, senior vice president, NMA; and Asst. Secretary Katie Sweeney, general counsel, NMA.
UC Rusal has appointed Ulrich Schridde director of European sales.
49 North Resources Inc. has appointed Andrew Davidson CFO and secretary. He replaces Robert M. Guist who has acted as interim CFO and secretary.
GAC Australia, a global supplier of shipping, logistics and marine services, has appointed Gareth Long commercial manager.
Taseko Mines Ltd. has appointed David Rouleau vice president of operations.
Cameco has appointed Ken Seitz senior vice president of marketing and business development.
Avalon Rare Metals Inc. has appointed Harry Burgess to the company’s Technical Advisory Committee. Brian Delaney has been appointed senior project manager and Dezhi Qi has been appointed process engineer.
RockBridge Resources Inc. recently promoted Adrian J. Van de Mosselaer to president and CEO, and appointed him to the board of directors. Gary Mathiesen has been appointed CFO.
TAM International has appointed Ross Dimmock regional director, Europe and the Middle East, and tunneling and mining director, UK.
Outotec has appointed Mikko Puolakka CFO and member of the executive board.
DavyMarkham has made three new additions to its sales and estimating team, following its acquisition by Hindustan Dorr-Oliver. Hasan Ali has been named sales manager; Tony Lewis has been named an estimator; and Samantha Robotham has been named sales proposals assistant.
Platinum Group Metals Ltd. has appointed Thys Uys representative and project manager for the development of the Project 1 Platinum mine.
Peak Resources Ltd. has appointed Dave Hammond executive technical director.
Bixby Energy Systems, Inc. has appointed Gerald Charnitz vice president of manufacturing.
Curis Resources Ltd. has appointed Mel Lawson vice president of project development.
Major Wire Industries Ltd. has appointed Alain Charbonneau mining technical sales manager.