Friday, January 27, 2023

Nighthawk Gold launches exploration program and hires VP of Exploration

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Nighthawk Gold Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of John McBride, MSc., P.Geo., as the Vice President, Exploration. The Company has outlined its fully funded 2-Year Exploration Program at its district-scale property in Northwest Territories, Canada.

Nighthawk Gold appoints Salvatore Curcio as its Chief Executive Officer

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Nighthawk Gold Corp. (Nighthawk) announced the appointment of Salvatore “Sal” Curcio, CPA, CA to the role of CFO effective January 1, 2023. Mr. Curcio is currently the Vice President of Finance for Nighthawk. Current Nighthawk CFO Michael G. Leskovec, CPA, CA plans to step down to focus on his role as Co-Founder and CFO of Juno Corp., a privately held exploration firm with properties in the Ring of Fire region in Northern, Ontario, Canada.

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.

Aussies would support more mining to help the country avoid a recession

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Research reveals that 79% of Aussies would support more mining – and 51% would support more coal mining – if it would help strengthen the Australian dollar and avoid a recession. The findings come when Australia’s coal mines is estimated to produce 1.8 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year as it prepares for net-zero emissions, but because of a risk of 2023 recession following fast-rising inflation and interest rates, and other economic factors.

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.

Piedmont Lithium expands its Board of Directors with two new additions

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Piedmont Lithium (Piedmont), a global developer of lithium resources critical to the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) supply chain, announced that the Board of Directors has voted to increase the size of the Board from five to seven directors, adding two new directors. Christina Alvord and Michael Bless have been appointed to these positions, providing additional executive, operational, and strategic guidance to the Company as it advances in its mission to supply the U.S. with lithium hydroxide from a global portfolio of projects.

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).