SNL Metals &Mining presents a weekly rundown of recent board changes in the industry. Themoves are listed in chronological order.
Up EnergyDevelopment Group Ltd. appointedChui Man Lung as an independent nonexecutive director, replacing Zhang XudongAlan, who resigned due to differences in opinion with the chairman regardingthe company's debt default situation and potential .
Buffalo CoalCorp. said John Wallington resigned from the board, effective July 3, due to aconflict of interest with other business interests.
Nevada EnergyMetals Inc. director Randy Hayward and the company will look for areplacement.
Canex EnergyCorp. added Nick DeMare to its board, following theresignation of director Jonathan Challis, who left to pursue other interests.
AvancoResources Ltd. appointed Luiz Ferraz as independent nonexecutivedirector amid the ongoing restructuring of the company board.
Wang Yubin resignedfrom the board of ChinaNonferrous Gold Ltd. as an executive director for personal reasons.
Carl Hering joined Brixton Metals Corp. as a director after the June 30annual general meeting of shareholders. Meanwhile, Don Poirier retired from theboard.
Alix ResourcesCorp. added Michel Boily to its board.
Brett Kagetsu resigned as a director of
StonewallResources Ltd. appointed Stephen Gemell as independent nonexecutivedirector, effective July 5.
Yusheng Cai and Junmei Xu were to the board of as nonexecutivedirectors, replacing Zuyuan He and Jianhua Xing. Cai is the current deputygeneral director of CGNPC UraniumResources Co. Ltd., while Xu has served as senior manager of CGNPCUranium.
Eduardo Luna resigned from the board of , after serving asa director since 2008 and as president and COO until June 2010.
MarianaResources Ltd. appointed Lidya Mining's Mustafa Aksoy andSandstorm Gold Ltd.'sRon Ho as nonexecutive directors to strengthen its relationships with the twocompanies.
Anish Sunderji resigned from the board of
Cerro GrandeMining Corp. said Richard Lachcik as a director and secretary,effective July 5.
Paul Price, a member of the Association of Mining andExploration Companies, was namedan independent nonexecutive director of Northern Manganese Ltd.
Shanta GoldLtd. said nonexecutive director John Rickus, who had been a memberof the company's board since December 2013, died.
CresvalCapital Corp. added Bruno Barde to its board to replace ErnestCalvert, who stepped down from the company after 12 years of service.
MerlinDiamonds Ltd. appointed Mordechai Gutnick as director after JosephGutnick resigned.
Joseph Gutnick also resigned from the board of
Kogi IronLtd. named Michael Tilley, chairman of , to be anonexecutive director as part of the company's move to expand internalcapability as it advances to the next stage of developing the iron ore-steel projectin Nigeria.
John Ashley retired as AusQuest Ltd.'s nonexecutive director. Ashley was afounding member of AusQuest and has been a company director for over 16 years.