Mining Institute appoints Chris Twigge to President

For brave new program launch in 2011

TORONTO, Aug. 20 /CNW/ - The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) has appointed Dr. Chris Twigge-Molecey as President of CIM for 2010-2011.

Dr. Twigge-Molecey is an international board member for the Hatch Group of companies, a global consulting, technical and construction-program management group that serves the worldwide mining-and-metals, energy and infrastructure sectors.

Chris joined Hatch in 1972, and after 20 years in capital-project delivery, has taken on a range of global executive roles focussed on the startup of international business initiatives, in the CIS, South America and China.

Chris is a director of the Canada-China Business Council and throughout his career, has shared his expertise with a number of professional, academic and governmental organizations.

CIM is the professional society representing engineers, scientists and other members of the exploration, mining, metals and materials sectors in Canada and internationally.

With more than 11,000 professionals worldwide, CIM is focussed on sharing the profession's knowledge and experience of best practices, safety management, innovation and competitiveness.


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