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NUINSCO RESOURCES of Toronto has appointed Brian E. Robertson its new VP, mining. His career includes extensive han...


NUINSCO RESOURCES of Toronto has appointed Brian E. Robertson its new VP, mining. His career includes extensive hands-on experience at such places as the Dome, Kemess, Equity Silver, Lac des Iles, and Hope Brook mines across Canada as well as the South Deep mine in South Africa. Robertson the holder of numerous awards, among them the CIM Metal Mining Division Award for progressive mine management practices, the Newfoundland Association of Professional Engineers’ Environmental Award, the Dupont/Conoco Environmental Leadership Award, and the British Columbia Department of Mines Environmental Award.

John Macken is the newly-named president of IVANHOE MINES, based in Singapore. His mandate will include bringing the company’s Mongolian gold and copper discoveries into production. Macken was most recently senior VP of strategic planning and development at Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold.

FNX MINING has added John Lydall to its board of directors. He recently retired from the post of managing director of the mining investment group at National Bank Financial.

Montreal-based GOLD HAWK RESOURCES has named Gordon F. Bub as president and CEO. At the same time, the company announced that William Barnett, Colin K. Benner and John D. Bracale are joining the board of directors.

TAN RANGE EXPLORATION of Vancouver has announced that its president Marek Kreczmer is taking up the position of chair of the technical committee. He will relinquish his position as president at the end of December. James E. Sinclair will continue as CEO and become chairman as well.

The new CFO of TEMEX RESOURCES in Toronto is Edward Badida. He replaces Tim Towers who resigned the position of secretary-treasurer.


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