Canadian Mining Journal



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

    March 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    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

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    MINING PEOPLE: Falco Resources, Essex Minerals, Copper One, and NexGen Energy

    March 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bryan A. Coates Is the new chair of Falco Resources in Montreal following the resignation of Sean Roosen from the board. Coates is also president of Osisko Gold Royalties. Toronto-based Copper One has named Stan Bharti president, CEO and director

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    MINING PEOPLE: Haver & Boecker, Algoma Steel, Bold Ventures, and Goldcorp

    March 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Haver & Boecker of St. Catharines, Ont., has appointed Jean-Francois Marchand as its sales representative for the province of Quebec. He has 20 years of sales experience including 10 years in heavy machinery. Michael McQuade is the new CEO of

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    MINING PERSON: Rathdowney

    March 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver’s Rathdowney Resources has named J.R.H. (Dick) Whittington its new president and CEO. During a career that spans more than 40 years, he has worked in Canada, Mexico, Panama, Papua New Guinea and Australia. He was president and CEO of

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    MINING PEOPLE: GSSI, Gatling Exploration, GoldSpot Discoveries, and RNC Minerals

    February 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Geophysical Survey Systems Inc. (GSSI), headquartered in New Hampshire, has hired Adam Mercer as application specialist responsible for British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. He holds a MSc in geophysics, and comes to GSSI from a major global drilling company. Jan

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    MINING PEOPLE: Eriez and First Cobalt

    February 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – Jaisen Kohmuench of Eriez has been selected as the 2018 Frank F. Aplan Award winner. He is the company’s senior director of Asia-Pacific operations and strategy. Kohmuench was chosen for his contributions to applied research, engineering development, and

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    MINING PEOPLE: Newmont, Granada Gold, Maritime, and Pan Global

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newmont Mining Corp. of Denver, Colo., has chosen Rob Atkinson to succeed Tom Palmer as executive VP and COO effective June 1. Palmer, the current president and COO, will retain the title of president until he succeeds Gary Goldberg as

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    COPPER: Excelsior updates progress at Gunnison in situ project

    January 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Excelsior Mining Corp. of Vancouver is developing the Gunnison in situ copper project in Cochise County for production beginning in Q4 2019. Work is progressing on all fronts. The Gunnison project has always been easily accessible. Thanks to

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    MINING PEOPLE: Hannan Metals, Stornoway, and Wallbridge

    January 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Hannan Metals has promoted Lars Dahlenborg to the position of president of the company. Previously, he was VP exploration. The new VP operations at Stornoway Diamond Corp. in Montreal is Patrick Sevigny. He joined the company in January 2015

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    OBITUARY: Richard Herbert Train Garnett

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Richard Herbert Train Garnett, born Aug. 7, 1936 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, passed away on Jan. 26, 2019, at his home in Oakville, Ont. During his 55-year career as a mining engineer and geologist, Richard was instrumental

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    MINING PEOPLE: Adventus, Guyana Goldfields, Nemaska Lithium, and Stornoway

    January 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Adventus Zinc Corp. has named Gunther Sotomayor its VP projects. He has over 30  years of experience including leadership of technical and project development teams. He holds a BSc degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and

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    MINING PEOPLE: CanAlaska Uranium, Havilah, Integra, Mirasol, Pure Nickel, and Rockridge Resources

    January 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based CanAlaska Uranium has a new COO, Cory Belyk. He was part of Cameco’s team that made the first discovery at Fox Lake and CanAlaska’s nearby West McArthur project. Toronto’s Havilah Mining Corp., owner of the True North gold mine