The new COO at Etruscan Resources of Halifax is Stephen Stine. Founder and president of his own consulting company, Stine will focus on optimization of the company’s Youga mine in Burkina Faso.
Vancouver‘s Mantra Mining has named Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse as chairman of the board and Jerry Zieg as VP exploration. Van Nieuwenhuyse is also president and CEO of NovaGold Resources. Another NovaGold employee, Zieg has over 30 years experience as an exploration geologist working in the western United States, including Alaska.
MetalCorp of Toronto has appointed two new members to its management team: Ken Booth becomes VP corporate development and David Mallalieu is VP exploration.
Vancouver-headquartered Rusoro Mining has named Roman Amosov its new COO and Dmitry Ushakov its VP corporate development. Amosov is a mining engineer and graduate of the Moscow State Institute of Non-ferrous Metals and Gold. Ushakov has a masters degree in foreign economic relations from the Moscow Financial Institute.