Toronto's FNX MINING has named John Lill its new president and CEO, effective Sept. 17, 2007. From 2003-07 he was executive VP and COO of Dynatec and responsible for mining operations of the FNX-Dynatec Sudbury Basin joint venture. Current president and CEO Terry MacGibbon will become executive chairman.
Miles Safranovich is the new VP operations of Edmonton-based NORTH AMERICAN ENERGY PARTNERS, providers of mining and site preparation, piling and pipeline installation services in western Canada. Bernie Robert has been appointed VP business development and estimating, the post previously held by Safranovich.
PLAYFAIR MINING of Vancouver has hired Peter H. Atkinson as project manager for the company's Grey River tungsten deposit in Newfoundland.
Louis Gignac, former president and CEO of Cambior Inc., is joining the board of directors at ST ANDREW GOLDFIELDS of Oakville, Ont.
SUPERIOR DIAMONDS has named Donald Boucher its new VP of exploration. He was part of the team that discovered the Victor kimberlite, which will be Ontario's first diamond mine.