Canadian Mining Journal


MINING PEOPLE: Kirkland Lake Gold, Nemaska Lithium, and Skeena Resources

Eric Sprott

Toronto-based Kirkland Lake Gold has announced the retirement of board chairman Eric Sprott, effective after the annual meeting on May 7, 2019. He has been chairman since 2015. The vacancy will be filled by Jeff Parr as interim chairman until the AGM.

Ronald Bougie is joining Nemaska Lithium in Quebec City as VP engineering and construction. His appointment and certain other changes at the company will strengthen controls over construction work at the Whabouchi mine and Shawinigan plant.

Skeena Resources of Vancouver is strengthening its operating team with the nomination of Stacy Freudigmann as project manager for its Eskay Creek and Snip projects. He specializes in mining management, metallurgy and process engineering, project management, and development. He founded Canenco Consulting in 2010.