[caption id="attachment_1003723956" align="alignright" width="214"] Jim Gowans
The newest director at Toronto-based New Gold
is Jim Gowans, a past president of the CIM, chairman of the Mining Association of Canada, and a director of the Conference Board of Canada. He is currently the president and CEO of Arizona Mining.
Vancouver-based Encanto Potash Corp
. has named Richard Lively to the position of COO. He will oversee the design engineering and construction for the Muskowekwan project in Saskatchewan. Lively is a 31-year veteran of PotashCorp.
The Weir Group
of Madison, Wisc., has completed its acquisition of Esco Corp
. Current Esco president and CEO Jon Owens will continue to lead the business as it becomes a division of Weir.