Minerals industry appointments

The latest corporate appointments in the Australian minerals industry

The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy has appointed Michael Catchpole as chief executive officer.

Vipac Engineers and Scientists has appointed Stuart Strachan as general manager for its Melbourne practice.

The Queensland Department of Mines and Energy has appointed Gavin Taylor as the new chief inspector of coal mines.

AMA Consultants has appointed Paul Harper as general manager.

AMC Consultants has appointed Peter Cunningham as Perth regional manager.

Mantle Mining Corporation has appointed Ian Kraemer as managing director.

Jeminex has appointed Mark Luby as non-executive director to the Jeminex Board.

Ian Armitage has been appointed as the state manager for SEMF’s Tasmanian operation.

Joe Spirito has been appointed CEO of COSOL, with outgoing CEO Ron Fredericksen joining the board of directors as executive director.

Professor Clive Palmer, Domenic Martino, Benjamin Hill, and Geoffrey Smith have been appointed as non-executive on the Board of Gladstone Pacific Nickel.

Northern Mining has appointed Craig Dawson as CEO of the company.

Xstrata has appointed Claude Lamoureux to join the board as an independent non-executive director. The position will be made official at the company’s annual general meeting on 6 May, 2008.

Universal Resources has appointed Campbell Ansell as a director. The company has also appointed Bruce Fulton to the board as a non-executive director, and Maurice Hoyle will rejoin the board as technical executive director.

The Chamber of Minerals and Energy has appointed Nicole Roocke as Director.

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