FIRST NICKEL of Toronto has named John Haflidson, P.Eng, as its COO. His more-than-30 years of experience encompasses operations, engineering and project management positions.
Vancouver-based LUNDIN MINING has a new VP exploration, Dr. Neil O’Brien. A graduate in geological sciences from Queen’s University, he has discovery of several orebodies to his credit as well as the management of exploration projects in all stages of their progress.
Louis Dionne has resigned his position as president and CEO and director of Montreal-based RICHMONT MINES following a 30-year career in the industry. Chairman Jean-Guy Rivard will assume the role of president and CEO.