Canadian Mining Journal

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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

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    MINING PEOPLE: Detour Gold, Nevsun, Strongco, and Taseko

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Detour Gold Corp. of Toronto has named Bill Williams as interim CEO, following the resignation of Michael Kenyon. The company is seeking a permanent executive. Following its takeover by Zijin Mining Group, Vancouver’s Nevsun Resources has announced these executive appointments:

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    MINING PEOPLE: Detour Gold, New Energy Metals, SNC-Lavalin and Sniper Resources

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Following a drawn-out proxy fight, Toronto-based Detour Gold Corp. has reconstituted its board of directors. James Gowans retained is seat on the board and the title of chairman. Joining  him on the board are Alan Edwards, Andre Falzon, Steven Feldman,

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    MINING PEOPLE: PDAC, Barrick, NV Gold, SAMSSA, and SNC-Lavalin

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada has named Lisa McDonald as its new executive director. She has played a vital role with the association staff for more than 20 years, previously serving and COO for 10 years. McDonald is