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Vancouver's ADANAC MOLYBDENUM has appointed Peter R. Jones as chairman, president and CEO. He has been president an...


Vancouver’s ADANAC MOLYBDENUM has appointed Peter R. Jones as chairman, president and CEO. He has been president and CEO of HudBay Minerals and has also been chairman of the Mining Association of Canada for the past two years. As well, the company named Christopher C. Kirby VP and CFO and Kenneth W. Calligar VP finance.

Bruce Dumville is the new president and CEO of Vancouver-based AURORA ENERGY RESOURCES. He takes over from Mark O’Dea who will become deputy chairman. Dumville is a former Falconbridge employee who oversaw the Koniambo nickel development in New Caledonia. Recently he was Xstrata’s general manager at the Canadian Copper Refinery in Montreal and the Horne copper smelter in Rouyn-Noranda, as well as Xstrata Recycling.

Separately, AURORA announced the appointment of Chesley Anderson to the newly created position of VP Labrador Affairs. He will be based in Labrador and hold a key position on the company’s Michelin Project Community Panel.

FNX MINING of Toronto announced that Terry MacGibbon will assume the roles of chairman and CEO, positions that will be left vacant by the resignation of John Lill effective Aug. 31, 2008.

Toronto-based MUSTANG MINERALS has named Ian Ward senior VP to guide the completion of a feasibility study on the Maskwa Nickel project in Manitoba.

PHOSCAN CHEMICAL CORP. of Toronto has made Ian Pritchard its new executive VP operations and projects. He was most recently senior VP projects for De Beers Canada where he oversaw the engineering and development for the Victor and Snap Lake diamond mines. PhosCan is engaged in the development of the Martison phosphate mine, beneficiation plant, phosphoric acid plant and solid fertilizer production facility 70 km north of Hearst, Ontario.

Following the completion of the business combination with Buchans River Ltd., ROYAL ROADS CORP. of Halifax has made changes to its slate of directors and officers. The board consists of Warren MacLeod, William Felderhof, David Felderhof, Edmund Merringer, Steven Poad, Terry Coughlan and William Rogers. John Rawding resigned from the board but remains with the company as CFO. Scott Harkness also resigned from the board and is now assistant corporate secretary.


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