AMEC, the international project management and services company, has bolstered its Earth & Environmental mining group with the hiring of two key individuals. Professional geoscientist and expert in mine closures, Steve Sibbick, joins the Geotechnical and Water Resources Group in the Mississauga, Ont., office. Xiaogang Hu, new senior project manager, is a specialist in geotechnical, hydrological and mining engineering, particularly in cold regions.
Rodney A. Cooper has joined Toronto-based BAFFINLAND IRON MINES as VP operations and COO, effective March 1. He was most recently VP of technical services at Kinross Gold and counts among his postings gold mines in northern B.C., Timmins, Ont., and the Canadian Arctic.
Wayne Bingham has resigned his positions as executive VP and CFO at FINNING INTERNATIONAL of Vancouver. The company is searching for his successor.
Vancouver’s MINCO MINING AND METALS has selected Robert S. Tyson for the position of VP corporate development. He joined the company in April 2005 as investor relations manager. Dr. Heinz Frey has joined the Minco board, following the retirement of Hans Wick.
NEW GOLD of Vancouver has announced the retirement of chairman and founder John Kuzick and corporate secretary Sharon Ross.