Baarup is new Head of Sustainability for ContiTech

Anne Windberg Baarup took over the management of the sustainability department for Continental’s group sector ContiTech on June 1. She is now responsible for the strategic direction and global management of sustainability activities for the company’s industrial business.  In her new position, she reports directly to Claus Peter Spille, head of operations at ContiTech. Baarup has been working for Continental…

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Liebherr selects Greer as new mining director

Liebherr has appointed Johnny Greer as its new Divisional Director of Mining, effective May 6. Greer, a 20-year mining industry veteran, will be responsible for managing the team of Liebherr sales, service, and training staff for the mining equipment product range. He will spearhead efforts to continue building a strong market presence across the U.S. Greer previously held various roles…

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Hecla’s Baker retires, Boggs tapped to succeed

Hecla Mining has named Catherine J. “Cassie” Boggs, its current board chair, to the seat of interim president and chief executive officer. Boggs succeeds Phillips S. Baker Jr., who is retiring and stepping down from the board. Boggs will continue to serve as board chair. It has also named Charles B. Stanley to serve as lead independent director, effective May…

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Liebherr appoints Hobgood to corporate sustainability position

Liebherr appointed Alexandra Hobgood as general manager of corporate responsibility and sustainability. This position will oversee sustainability initiatives throughout Liebherr’s U.S. locations by educating stakeholders, implementing new processes and providing additional structure to current programs. Hobgood has a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in environmental science from Christopher Newport University. With a desire to positively affect her…

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Avanti Gold appoints MacLean as CEO

Ian MacLean, former vice president of investor relations at B2Gold, has been appointed as the new chief executive officer for Avanti Gold, effective May 6. MacLean, with 25 years in mining, played key roles in the formation and success of several mining ventures, demonstrating an aptitude for driving transformative growth and cultivating sustainable shareholder value, the miner said. It added…

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Alpha loses Nicholson, gains Manno

Alpha Metallurgical Resources has confirmed the departure of Roger Nicholson, the company’s executive vice president, chief administrative officer, general counsel and secretary, and approved the appointment of his replacement, Mark Manno. Nicholson’s resignation was approved by the company’s board on May 8 and is effective May 31. Manno, who will serve as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, will…

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Newmont appoints Hardy as CTO

Newmont recently selected industry veteran Francois Hardy to serve as its chief technology officer. He takes over for interim CTO Dean Gehring, who had served a dual role as the company’s chief integration officer. Gehring is stepping down from Newmont in early July. Hardy, who is joining the miner’s executive leadership team, will lead the technical work across the business…

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Caledonia appoints Mufara

Caledonia Mining Corporation has tapped James Mufara as its chief operating officer, effective May 1. Mufara was previously at Harmony Gold Mining where, as Regional General Manager, he headed a complex portfolio of operations consisting of five mines and 15,000 staff, mining 450,000 ounces of gold annually. He has over 25 years of experience in the mining sector in southern…

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Eriez appoints Behre

Eriez has announced the appointment of Matthew Behre to serve as its Flotation Sales Director for Eriez-Australia. In this pivotal role, Behre will spearhead Eriez’ capital sales, commissioning, laboratory operations, and pilot test work for the Australia region.  Behre brings nearly two decades of invaluable expertise in flowsheet design, metallurgical laboratory management, and process engineering to his new position. Before…

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Tsurumi Pump welcomes Hartz

Tsurumi Pump welcomes John Hartz as the company’s new sales engineer in early March. With over 35 years of experience in the water and wastewater industry, Hartz has joined Tsurumi’s sales team to enhance the customer experience. He will facilitate the understanding of technical product features and help develop tailored solutions to successfully meet project requirements. “Tsurumi is globally recognized…

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