OceanaGold Corp. has appointed Mick Williams CEO.


Twin Metals Minnesota LLC has appointed Juan Andres Morel CEO.


Bonanza Goldfields Corp. has appointed David Janney chairman and CEO.


New Guinea Gold Corp. has appointed Maurice Gannon, currently the company’s president, as acting CEO.


Bauxite Resources Ltd. has appointed Scott Donaldson chief executive and executive director.


The Chamber of Mines of South Africa has elected new office bearers for the year 2010/2011. Dr. Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi, chairman of BHP Billiton SA Ltd., was elected president; Mark Cutifani, CEO of AngloGold Ashanti, was elected vice president; and Neville Nicolau, chief executive of Anglo Platinum, was elected vice president.


Sundance Resources Ltd. has appointed Giulio Casello managing director and CEO.


North American Palladium Ltd. has appointed Greg Struble vice president and COO.


NovaGold Resources Inc. has appointed Gil Leathley senior vice president and COO.


Rio Alto Mining Ltd. has appointed Enrique Garay Manyari vice president of geology and Timothy Williams vice president of operations.


Stirling Resources Ltd. has appointed Nigel Goodall executive chairman.


Ivernia Inc. has appointed Fiona Childe, Ph.D., vice president of investor relations and communications.


Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has appointed Dave Anthony vice president, senior project director, of Cliffs’ Canadian chromite operations.


Pro Minerals Inc. has appointed Dr. Christian G. Derosier vice president of exploration.


Great Panther Silver Ltd. has appointed Andrew Sharp general manager of the company’s wholly-owned Guanajuato mine in Central Mexico.


Linc Energy Ltd. has appointed Brook Burke company secretary. Current company secretary Craig Ricato has been appointed an executive director of the company. The company also appointed Oliver Yates acting chairman. Brian Johnson recently retired from the position.


Canada Zinc Metals Corp. has appointed Ken MacDonald vice president of exploration.


Atlas Iron Ltd. recently announced its Managing Director David Flanagan has been named a national winner, listed category, in the 2010 Australian Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards.


Caza Gold Corp. has appointed Eddy Canova vice president of exploration.


Medoro Resources Ltd. has appointed Donald East COO.


Pan American Goldfields Ltd. has appointed Miguel F. Di Nanno president.


Normet has appointed Andreas Enzler vice president of business development and marketing. He will be based in Switzerland. Normet Canada Ltd. has apppointed Steve Archer general manager.


The Doe Run Company has appointed Ross Conner vice president of exploration.


Patriot Gold Corp. has appoined Robert Coale president.


Bel-Ray Company, Inc. has added Fernando Larato to its sales and technical support for the Latin American sales team.


Ryerson has appointed Michael C. Arnold president and CEO. He replaces Stephen E. Makarewicz who is retiring.


The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced the latest inductees into the AEM Hall of Fame, which honors the pioneering individuals who have invented, managed, built and led the off-road equipment industry. The 2010 inductees are Jim Gorman of The Gorman-Rupp Co. and Dr. Hans Liebherr of Liebherr Co.


Superior Industries has appointed Tom Hesse conveyor components territory manager in Canada.


Veyance Technologies, Inc. has appointed John S. Hamilton president and CEO, succeeding Timothy R. Toppen.


TAM International has appointed Ross Dimmock regional director of Europe and the Middle East, and tunneling and mining director-UK.


Vermeer Corp. has announced staff realignments to support the company’s global growth initiatives. They include Mike Byram, vice president of environmental solutions; Steve Heap, vice president of Vermeer Latin America and Vermeer Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Dave Wisniewski, vice president of underground solutions. Jason Andringa will assume the role of vice president of distribution and global accounts. He has been serving as managing director of Vermeer Europe, Middle East and Africa (VEMEA). Frank Beerthuis will take over Andringa’s managing director role at VEMEA. Other realignment changes include global aftermarket and marketing will be led by Vice President Mark Core; global forage, procurement, logistics and IT will be led by Vice President David Corbin; and global industrial solutions will be led by Vice President Doug Hundt.


Topcon Positioning Systems has appointed Jason Killpack director of strategic partnerships.