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DULUTH METALS of Toronto has invited Michael J. Knuckey to its board of directors. He is a member of the Canadian M...


DULUTH METALS of Toronto has invited Michael J. Knuckey to its board of directors. He is a member of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and has the discovery of at least 10 mineral deposits to his name.

Dr. Paul J. Bartos is bringing his knowledge of epithermal gold deposits to his new position as VP and chief geologist at ESPERANZA SILVER of Vancouver.

The new VP of exploration at Toronto’s EXCELLON RESOURCES is John Sullivan. He is a graduate of Queen’s University at Kingston and most recently a senior geologist with Watts, Griffis and McOuat.

GOLDEN CHINA RESOURCES CORP. of Toronto has two new faces in its office. Frank Potter, whose career includes such posts as executive director of the World Bank and the International Finance Corp., has been named chairman. Greg Starr is now the president and CEO. The announcements were made following the resignation of Douglas Betts from the positions.

Jamie Lavigne is the new VP of exploration for the New Britannia gold project near Snow Lake, Man. The project is a joint venture of PIPER CAPITAL and GARSON RESOURCES, both with head offices in Vancouver.

Vancouver-based STARFIELD RESOURCES has appointed Andr J. Douchane as president and CEO, effective Feb. 1, 2007.

URSA MAJOR MINERALS of Toronto has named Veikko Koskela as its operations manager for the Shakespeare nickel-copper project near Sudbury, Ont. Koskela was VP of mining operations for Outokumpu Mines, also of Toronto.


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