NUINSCO RESOURCES has welcomed Oyvind Hushovd to its board of directors. He holds postgraduate degrees in both economics and law from Norwegian universities. He was recently CEO of Falconbridge.
Sam Stern has been elected to the board of FLAG RESOURCES. A senior partner in a Washington, D.C., law firm, Stern is an expert in international project infrastructure. He also serves as a United Nations advisor to developing countries in matters of mineral law and particular projects. His experience covers more than 40 countries in all parts of the world.
IMPERIAL METALS has announced two appointments to top positions: J. Brian Kynoch as president and Pierre B. Lebel as chairman. Kynoch has 22 years experience in the mining industry, most recently as a senior VP at Imperial. He replaces former president Lebel. The company also noted the resignation of Jack H. Miller, formerly VP operations, and thanked him for his outstanding contribution to the operation of the Huckleberry copper mine in British Columbia.
Arthur H. Ditto, formerly president and COO of Kinross Gold, has been appointed to the board of TITANIUM CORP. He remains vice-chairman of Kinross, sits on the board of E-Crete Products and is a director of the Montana Tech Foundation.
William S. Ferreira has resigned from the board of CANMINE RESOURCES. The company is currently under a Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act protection order.
NEVSUN RESOURCES has appointed R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus to its board of directors. He is also the head of the global mining group of the law firm Fasken Martineau. Pierre Matte has been named financial and administrative manager for Nevsun’s Tabkaoto-Segala gold mine projects in Mali.
The newest board member at C2C ZEOLITE CORP. is Dr. Steven M. Kuznicki. He discovered new ways to prepare zeolites, which lead to new adsorbent-based natural gas purification processes including nitrogen rejection. He is also responsible for discoveries in the synthesis of traditional alumino-silicates molecular sieves leading to production of high-aluminum zeolites for a wide range of applications.
COEUR D’ ALENE MINES has named James A. Sabala as VP and CFO. Previously, he was CFO of Stillwater Mining. He succeeds Geoffrey A. Burns.
Two new appointments have been made at PINCOCK, ALLEN AND HOLT (PAH), the mineral processing consulting and engineering firm based in Denver, Colo. Thomas M. McNamara is the new manager of mining and geology. He comes to PAH from P.T. Freeport Indonesia and Cyprus Minerals. Raul H. Borrastero has been named senior geologist. He is a former employee of Gemcom (USA) where he held a similar position.
Nevada Pacific Gold, which trades on the TSX venture exchange, has elected Gary Nordin as a director. He is also president and director of Discovery Resource Corp. and a director of Polaris Minerals. During the 1990s, Nordin was a founder and director of Eldorado Gold.