People on the move: SNC-Lavalin, Candente Copper, Torquoise Hill Resources, Stellar Securities, Quintiq
TSX-LISTED engineering group SNC-Lavalin will have a new president and CEO on October 1, former under-secretary in the US Department of Energy Robert G Card.
The 40-year veteran of engineering and construction company executive roles who earned a masters degree in environmental and civil engineering from Stanford University was former president and group chief executive of Fortune 500 engineering services firm CH2M Hill Companies Ltd.
More recently he was COO for the consortia responsible for the successful delivery of the £9.2 billion London Olympics complex.
As US Department of Energy under-secretary between 2001 and 2004 Card oversaw 65,000 federal and contract employees, and a budget in excess of $US14 billion.
CANDENTE Copper Corp has appointed Anthony Pitirri to replace Aurora Davidson as chief financial officer. Meanwhile, Candente president and director Sean Waller has been named as the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s president elect and he will serve as the CIM’s president in 2014.
Pitirri holds and has held senior management positions with CuCo Resources, Ram Power Corp, Polaris Geothermal, and Polaris Energy Nicaragua SA. He received a bachelor of commerce degree from York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2000, and has been a member of the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Canada since 2004.
TURQUOISE Hill Resources has appointed Charles Lenegan and Jeffery Tygesen as directors 12 and 13 on its board. Chairman Dr David Klingner said the paid both had extensive mining industry backgrounds and would bring valuable knowledge and experience to the board as Turquoise Hill moved toward production at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia.
Lenegan is currently a director of OZ Minerals and non-executive chairman of Rey Resources. He previously spent 28 years with Rio Tinto in various senior management positions and is a former chairman of the Minerals Council of Australia.
Tygesen is vice-president, copper development at Rio Tinto, a position he has held since 2009. He has been with Rio Tinto for 30 years in a variety of positions within the company’s copper, energy and diamond divisions.
PERTH boutique broking, investment and corporate advisory firm, Stellar Securities, says it has appointed two highly credentialed client advisors, Peter Russell and Leigh Hilhorst.
DUTCH technology firm Quintiq has made former Honeywell Scanning & Mobility CFO Mike Coluzzi its new chief financial officer. Coluzzi had “gained a breadth of experience as CFO and in other senior financial roles in his 10-year career”.
Three other newcomers to the Quintiq finance team are Tim Fisher, corporate controller; director of financial planning & analysis, Rich Carroll; and strategic project controller Claudio Arts.
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- Consulting firm urges reality check
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- Altura expands Indonesian coal interests
- AMEC wins new Dundee work
- Anglo completes De Beers share deal
- Arrium to double iron output
- Artisan mine collapse kills 60 - report
- Atna secures funds for Nevada mines
- Ausenco boosts half year profit
- Battling Mincor turns small profit/div
- Bear Creek nears Corani study
- Berkeley lines up Zambian ore
- BHP drops project after profit fall
- BHP warns on coal jobs
- Boikarabelo coal project costs slashed
- Brierty lifts profit by 10x
- Calibre growth keeps it ahead of prospectus
- Calibre wins Rio iron ore project
- Calypso shuts down to save cash
- CDB covers Gindalbie mine currency shortfall
- Clancy seeks exodus of Genesis directors
- Clean-up continues at Gold Fields KDC complex
- Cleveland raises cash for Brazilian projects
- Cleveland, BCI team up in Brazil
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- Coventry pushes Cameron project study
- Doray secures 100% of Andy Well
- Edenville lifts Tanzanian interest to 90%
- First gold for Tanzania’s newest mine
- Hands-on approach working for Central Rand
- Haranga gets positive Selenge review
- Illegal strikers stop Bafokeng mine
- Komatsu feels pinch
- Kootenay lifts Promotorio silver resource
- Krucible wins Getax support for Korella project
- Liontown raising for imminent drilling
- Lonmin fights looming funds crisis
- Lonmin orders miners back to work
- Lonrho’s big diamond find
- Lower costs return Impact to modest profit
- Macmahon bursts back with record results
- Matilda shipments underwrite new HMC project
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- Miner finds production harmony
- Minerals sector underlines Imdex profit
- Monument upgrade allows extra flexibility
- More deaths in Marikana violence
- Mutiny increases Deflector resources
- Ncondezi power station green light
- Netscher joins Bullabulling board
- New gold zones for Bright Star
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- Nickel price slices Western Areas profit
- Norwegian fluorspar project closer
- NWI enters integrated infrastructure agreement
- OceanaGold wraps up $255M finance package
- Octagonal agrees to treat Unity tailings
- OMH targets $70M capital raising
- Orsu wins approval for Kazakh project
- Ortac steps up Slovak gold project
- Padang approved for Paser acquisition
- PMI Gold gains more Obotan options
- Record-setter Monadelphous sees more growth ahead
- Red Kite steps into MacPhersons and Nimbus
- Regal hires African hands
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- Striking Lonmin workers face dismissal
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- Ur-Energy waits on environmental okay
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- Western Areas prepared for good and bad
- Wits Gold moves to DBM feasibility
- Yamana moves fast at Cerro Moro
- Yandera polymetallic project closer
- YTC sees value from pre-drilling work
- Zambezi lines up Zambian project funds
- Zhaojin set to join global gold rush
- Zhaojin set to join global gold rush
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- MINING INTELLIGENCE
- Closing the gaps in performance
- SOUTH AMERICA
- Attention will turn soon enough to Brazil
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