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Dallas Howe has been elected to the chairmanship of POTASH CORPORATION OF SASKATCHEWAN. He takes over from retiring...
Dallas Howe has been elected to the chairmanship of POTASH CORPORATION OF SASKATCHEWAN. He takes over from retiring chair Donald Phillips. Also elected to the board are John Estey, Alice Laberge and Elena Viyella de Paliza. Doug Bourne and Tom Wright have retired.

CAMECO CORP. has appointed Victor Zaleschuk to the position of non-executive chairman. He joined the Cameco board in 2001 after retiring from Nexen (formerly Canadian Occidental Petroleum).

BACTECH ENVIRONMENT has appointed Brad Marchant to the position of chairman and Paul Semple VP operations and COO. The company provides bioleaching plants for the recovery of gold.

Sophie Taylor is the new manager of corporate communications at DUNSMUIR VENTURES. She comes to the company from Winspear Resources involved in the discovery of the Snap Lake diamond deposit, under development by De Beers Canada, in the Northwest Territories.

OLYMPUS PACIFIC MINERALS has appointed Joseph Baylis its new president and CEO and to the board of directors. Baylis replaces Arthur T. Fisher, who will remain on the board.

Gregg Sedun has resigned from the board of AMERICA MINERAL FIELDS.

DIAMOND DISCOVERIES INTERNATIONAL of Montreal has appointed Karl Glackmeyer, P.Eng, to its board of directors. He graduated in 1967 from Laval University.

AMERIGO RESOURCES has made several changes to its management and board. Klaus Zeitler is now president, and Steven Dean is chairman. Roger Moss has been named VP of exploration and has resigned from the board. Taking up a seat on the board is Sidney P.H. Robinson, a senior partner of the law firm Torys LLP.

George Werniuk has joined the Minerals Business team of SGS MINERALS SERVICES as a marketing communications specialist, based in Lakefield, Ont. He has broad-based work experience in exploration geology, with previous employers including Billiton Metals Canada and Central Asia Goldfields.


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