Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV,OTCQX:TREVF,FWB:4TI) announced the appointment of an experienced Senior Management Mine Development and Operations Team for its Halfmile Mine and Stratmat Project in New Brunswick, Canada where production is on track to commence by year end.
As quoted in the press release:
Key Appointments are as follows:
General Manager—John Griggs, P.Eng, MBA
Mr. Griggs brings in excess of 38 years of regulatory, base-metal mine engineering and operations experience to the team. Specifically, John spent 22 years in the mine engineering department at Xstrata’s Brunswick 12 operations, one of the world’s largest zinc mines, and 16 years in resource regulatory roles (permitting, development and production) in New Brunswick. He most recently acted as Manager, Resource Development, for New Brunswick’s Department of Natural Resources.
Safety/Health & HR Manager—Diane Hébert
Ms. Hébert holds a diploma in Business Administration and brings 27 years of expertise in resource industry human resources, specializing in training and development roles. Her previous employers include Tembec, Domtar and most recently, Cementation Canada, a large contract mining company, where she was Manager, Human Resources.
Halfmile Mine Superintendent—Garnet Klause, P.Eng.
Mr. Klause recently joined the New Brunswick operation as Mine Superintendent to focus on mine development and production activities at Halfmile, and to manage mine-site personnel. Mr. Klause has 23 years of experience in mine engineering and operations and holds a B.Sc. Degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Manitoba. His most recent accomplishments include Project Superintendent for Manroc Developments Inc.’s Hemlo gold mining camp in Ontario where he managed contract mine operations, Alimak stope mining and lateral development. Prior work experience also includes Chief Engineer and Superintendent roles for Placer Dome’s Musselwhite mine, technical representative for Western Explosives and Senior Mine Planner for Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting’s Ruttan Mine northern Manitoba.
Financial Controls Manager—Accounting & Purchasing—Mark Donnelly, BBA, CMA
Mr. Donnelly brings 10 years accounting, purchasing and concentrate sales experience to the New Brunswick management team after acting as Regional Controller to Xstrata Zinc Canada – Brunswick Mine and Smelter operations since 2008.