Thompson Creek Metals Co. Inc. announced Pamela Saxton has been promoted to executive vice president and CFO, and Mark Wilson has been promoted to executive vice president and chief commercial officer.

HudBay Minerals Inc. has appointed Brad Lantz vice president, Manitoba Business Unit; Cashel Meagher has been appointed vice president, South America Business Unit; and Hernan Soza has been appointed vice president of exploration. HudBay also appointed Victor Loayza president of HudBay Peru and Terry Linde director of projects for HudBay Peru.

SRK Consulting has appointed John Kwofie head its new practice in Ghana’s capital, Accra.

Ruby Creek Resources, Inc. has appointed Jan Serfontein chief geologist.

Dynasty Metals Australia Ltd. has appointed Tom Pickett and Bin Wang directors of the company, and Lewis Tay has been appointed managing director.

Goldminex Resources has appointed Kim Grey in-country exploration manager.

Platmin announced that Terry Holohan, head of exploration and development, will be leaving the company in October to join Australia’s Paramount Mining as CEO.

Foran Mining Corp. announced the promotions of Roger March to vice president of project exploration and Dave Fleming to vice president of exploration.

Sandvik recently separated its mining and construction groups. Effective January 1, 2012, Gary Hughes will take over as president of Sandvik Mining. Lars Josefsson, president of Sandvik Mining and Construction and member of the Group Executive Management, will leave Sandvik at the end of December.

Southern Arc Minerals has appointed Peter Cranfield project manager for its West Lombok project. He has also been appointed president director of PT Indotan Lombok Barat Bangkit, Southern Arc’s Indonesian subsidiary.

Rockgate Capital Corp. has appointed Chris Wild vice president of exploration.

First Nickel Inc. has appointed Thomas M. Boehlert president and CEO. He replaces William Anderson, who is retiring.

EnviroGold Ltd. has appointed Franz Ulloa general manager and Ernesto Castillo operations manager.

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development has appointed Peter Bakker president, effective January 1, 2012. He succeeds Björn Stigson who is retiring.

Mintec has appointed Ricardo Lanfranco head of its Peru office.

Kimberley Metals Ltd. has appointed Richard Sheridan CFO and company secretary.

Highland Resources Inc. has appointed Ross R. Grunwald vice president of exploration. Robert Eadie, CEO, will assume the position of interim president of the company, following the resignation of Roger Blair.

Olympus Pacific Minerals Inc. has appointed John Seton CEO; Charles Barclay chief strategy officer; Klaus Leiders COO; and Jane Bell CFO.

Venus Metals Corp. Ltd. has appointed Patrick Tan CFO and company secretary.

Selwyn Resources Ltd. has appointed Rick MacInnis general manager and Lin Kramer mine operations manager at the ScoZinc mine in Nova Scotia.

Alamos Gold Inc. has appointed Ken Stowe to the board of the directors.

AECOM has appointed Luigi (Lou) Bruno vice president of its minerals and metals practice within the firm’s North America mining business.

International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. has appointed Harold A. Galbriath mining manager.

Seafield Resources Ltd. has appointed Giovanny Ortiz general manager in Colombia.

B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd. has appointed Andy Blythe managing director.

Galore Resources Inc. has appointed Terry Brown vice president of exploration and NI 43-101 qualified person. Former Vice President of Exploration, Uwe Schmidt, has been appointed to Galore’s Advisory Board.

Padbury Mining Ltd. has appointed Dan Podger project manager for the Peak Hill iron project, a joint venture between Padbury Mining and Aurium Resources.

Clough Ltd. has appointed Colin Percival executive vice president of capital projects (West Coast).

Anglo Swiss Resources Inc. has appointed Jari Paakki CEO. Interim CEO David Constable has been appointed chairman of the board.

Aurizon Mines Ltd. announced Roger Walsh, vice president of corporate development, has resigned.

Normet Group has appointed Riku Mäkinen CFO.

Big Bear Mining Corp. has appointed James Baughman CEO. The company also announced John Ryan has been appointed CFO and a director; Howard Crosby has been appointed a director; and Bruce Reid has been appointed chairman of the board.

Comstock Mining Inc. has appointed Cynthia Byrns director of environmental and regulatory management.

Erdene Resource Development Corp. has appointed Michael MacDonald director of exploration-Mongolia.

Fortune Minerals Ltd. has appointed Michael De Carlo project manager and Keith Lee senior process engineer.

Mercer Gold Corp. has appointed Gary Powers president, CEO and a director of the board.

Flexco recently welcomed three new employees to its facility in Bolingbrook, Illinois. Kevin Moran and Mike Mass were appointed project managers, and Joel Wagner was appointed design engineer to support its transfer chute product line.

Nubian Resources Ltd. has appointed Larry Treadgold CEO, following the resignation of Graham Chisholm.

Pele Mountain Resources Inc. has appointed Roger Payne executive vice president. The company also announced that Fergus Kerr has stepped down as vice president of uranium operations.

Silver Bull Resources, Inc. has appointed Jason Cunliffe vice president of exploration and Martin King chief geologist.

Silver Spruce Resources Inc. announced that Lloyd Hillier has resigned as president and CEO. He will remain a director and chairman of the board. Peter Dimmell has been appointed new president and CEO.

Silver Standard Resources Inc. announced Tom S. Q. Yip, vice president and CFO, is resigning. Matthew Freeman, corporate controller, will assume responsibilities for the company’s accounting and finance functions on an interim basis.

Byron Knelson, founder of Knelson Concentrators, recently passed away. He is well known for his contributions to the gold mining industry, which began with his quest for a better means to recover fine placer gold in the mid-1970s. His pursuit would ultimately revolutionize the application of gravity separation and lead him on an exciting and passionate journey resulting in the development and widespread commercialization of the Knelson Concentrator.

West African Iron Ore Corp. announced the resignation of Jean Pierre Tutusaus as chief operations officer. The company also announced Simon Riekert has been appointed country manager.