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MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Continental Nickel, PBX, PDAC, PwC, Trelawney and Yukon-Nevada

Continental Nickel of Toronto has a new president and CEO, David Massola. He has held executive positions at mining companies in Canada, Chile and the United States.


Continental Nickel of Toronto has a new president and CEO, David Massola. He has held executive positions at mining companies in Canada, Chile and the United States.

Vancouver-based International PBX Ventures has named Ian Pirie, formerly of Inmet Mining, to its board of directors.

Bill McFarland is the new CEO and senior partner of PwC Canada, following the resignation of Chris Clark. He will be based in Toronto. Also added as a partner is Alain Robichaud, founder and former president of Robichaud Conseil of Montreal, a company recently acquired by PwC.

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, headquartered in Toronto, has named Ross Gallinger its new executive director, effective Aug. 15, 2011. He replaces Tony Andrews who steps down after 25 years in the position. Gallinger is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and has held positions in environment, health, safety and community relations with Placer Dome, BHP Billiton, Rio Algom, Noranda and Westmin.

Trelawney Mining and Exploration of Toronto has strengthened its operating team with the addition of Steve Norregaard as COO. He will overseen the development of the Cote Lake deposit at the company’s Chester project in Ontario.

Randy Reichert is the new COO of Vancouver’s Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. Graham Dickson, previous COO, has moved into the role of senior VP acquisitions and corporate development.


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