Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Arizona Sonoran boosts management team with three new appointments

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Arizona Sonoran Copper Company Inc., a US-based copper developer announces it has increased the bench strength of its team in Arizona and the Toronto-based finance team. Dan Johnson, Project Manager and John Peterson, Senior Environmental Professional, are well-known individuals with long careers in the Arizona mining industry, while Kevin Canario, Director of Finance has been a key member of mining finance teams as an auditor and CFO.

Westwater Resources announces executive management changes

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Westwater Resources, Inc., a battery-grade, natural graphite development firm announced the retirement of Jeffrey L. Vigil, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Vice President – Finance, effective August 26, 2022. Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) Steven M. Cates has been elected Westwater’s new CFO and Vice President – Finance, also effective August 26, 2022.

Normet Group buys Garock Pty Ltd, a supplier of ground support systems

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Normet Group Oy has entered into an agreement to acquire Garock Pty Ltd, a supplier of ground support systems for the mining industries in Australia. With this deal, Normet strengthens its portfolio in ground support in mining and construction infrastructure projects.

Coeur hires curated industry expert Jeane Hull to Board of Directors

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Coeur Mining, Inc. (Coeur) announced the appointment of Jeane Hull to the firm’s Board of Directors and its Audit, Compensation and Leadership Development and Environmental, Health, Safety and Corporate Responsibility Committees effective July 19, 2022. Hull has over 35 years of mining operational leadership and engineering experience, most notably holding the positions of COO for Rio Tinto plc at the Kennecott Utah Copper Mine and Executive Vice President and CTO of Peabody Energy Corporation. She also has held numerous management engineering and operations positions with Rio Tinto and affiliates.

Westwater Resources announces new executive management changes

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Westwater Resources, Inc., a battery-grade, natural graphite development company has announced the retirement of Christopher M. Jones, their former President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and member of the Board, effective February 25th, 2022. Chief Operating Officer (COO) Chad M. Potter has been elected Westwater’s new President and CEO and appointed to fill the vacancy on the Board of Directors, effective February 26, 2022.

AspenTech partners with Micromine to further expand its software portfolio

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Aspen Technology, Inc. (AspenTech), an industrial software solutions firm, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Micromine - a global player in design and operational management solutions for the mining industry, from private equity firm Potentia Capital and other sellers for AU$900 million in cash (approximately US$623 million).

Coeur announces a new Senior Vice President in charge of exploration

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Coeur Mining, Inc. announced Aoife McGrath will join the Company as Senior Vice President of Exploration, effective next month. Ms. McGrath will assume leadership of Coeur’s exploration efforts from Hans Rasmussen, who plans to retire as previously announced.

Aussie AI mining tech firm Plotlogic welcomes climate change legislation

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A mining process optimisation company, Plotlogic, welcomed the news that the Australian Government’s carbon emissions bill will pass through Parliament. Following The Greens announcement that the party would support Labor’s climate change legislation, the way is clear for a bill enshrining a pledge to cut carbon emissions by 43% from 2005 levels by 2030.
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Schlumberger secures Saudi Aramco gas drilling project after being awarded service contract in Uganda

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Energy tech company Schlumberger recently announced a major contract award by Saudi Aramco for integrated drilling and well construction services in a gas drilling project. This award also comes just a few weeks since Schlumberger was awarded an extensive contract for drilling, completions and production services by TotalEnergies for its Tilenga onshore oil development in Uganda.

Rare Element Resources announces appointment of Wayne Rich as CFO

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Rare Element Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Wayne Rich as its Chief Financial Officer and provide a progress update on the rare earth processing and separation demonstration plant project. Mr. Rich is a financial executive with more than 20 years of experience in the resource industry, including with mining and metals companies.