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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Brendan Warn (Photo: Total)

Total Taps Warn as Investor Relations SVP

Director and UK Head of Equity Research at BMO Capital Markets in London. HE has more than 13 years of experience in equity research across three investment banks including Macquarie Capital and Jefferies International in London. Previously, Warn was an Associate Director at Evans & Peck and a mining engineer at BHP in Australia.Warn qualified as a Mining Engineering at the University of South Australia and holds a Master of Commerce from The University of New South Wales, and an MBA from University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney. He is an Australian citizen

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Remote Medical International Acquires HSE Offshore

will continue to operate under its own name and will benefit from Remote Medical International’s global operational capacity, allowing it to reach more customers. Together, the companies will deliver the complete provision of medical services for companies operating in the oil, gas, petrochemical, mining, industrial, construction, and government industries.“Customer feedback tells us that HSE Offshore has an impressive reputation in the offshore market due to their responsiveness and shares our focus on customer relationships, making them a natural choice for us. Both companies exemplify a

Preston Khomo (Photo: TNPA)

TNPA Focuses on Ship Repair

meeting its obligations in terms of the National Ports Act.Khomo began his career at Transnet as Terminal Manager for Transnet Port Terminals in 2002. Prior to that he was Municipal Manager for the Municipality of Phalaborwa, following 18 years’ as a geologist, educator and education manager in the mining industry.A BSc Hons graduate of the University of Fort Hare, he holds an MSc from Huntsville, Alabama, a Diploma in Human Resources Management from Rand Afrikaans University and an MBA from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.  He has also completed a number of marine-related and executive

(Photo: A.P. Moller-Maersk)

Maersk Poaches New CFO from Assa Abloy

lock group Assa Abloy, will start on Jan. 1 2019 at the latest, Maersk said in a statement.The move comes after former CFO Jacob Stausholm stepped down in March after the company decided to separate the finance role from its IT and digital transformation function. He later took up the CFO position at mining company Rio Tinto.(Reporting by Stine Jacobsen, additional reporting by Johannes Hellstrom, editing by Louise Heavens

Nozipho Mdawe (Photo: TNPA)

Mdawe Takes Over As TNPA COO

three years as a Business Unit Executive before moving to Transnet Freight Rail (TFR), first as Area Production Manager for the Gauteng Cluster’s production and operations activities and then as Deputy General Manager for Inland Operations. She was promoted and served as General Manager: Mineral Mining and Chrome at TFR between March 2012 and 2015, managing a complement of 1285 employees, turnover of R5.7 billion per annum with total volumes that grew from 18.6 million tons in 2013 to 24 million tons in 2014.She holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Gordon Institute of Business

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Changes at Teekay's top deck

who retired from PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) in 2011 after 37 years of service.  At the time of his retirement, Mr. Paterson served as the global leader of PwC’s Consumer, Industrial Products and Services Practices comprising the automotive, consumer and retail, energy utilities and mining, industrial products, pharmaceutical and health industry sectors.  Mr. Lawes joined the Board of Directors of Teekay Tankers in 2008. He also served as Audit Committee Chairman on the Board of Tanker Investments Ltd. from 2014 until its merger with Teekay Tankers in November 2017. “I

Chelsea Fairbank (Photo: SBG Systems)

Fairbank Joins SBG Systems’ Sales Team

, working with various Oceanographic/Hydrographic equipment, predominantly for the sale, support, and development of a fully mobilized Remotely Operated Hydrographic Survey Boat, expanding her expertise of surveying applications throughout other markets such as land surveying, military defense and mining. 

Lee Named Partner at Holland & Knight

groups.    As a member of the international team, Lee helps companies in the supply chain, logistics and other transportation services industries, including maritime, air, road and rail. He also represents industrial shippers, including e-commerce, manufacturers and processors, commodities, mining and large retail firms, as well as new and emerging market entrants with their supply chain, logistics, and transportation matters.   Lee has experience serving as in-house counsel in both the government and the private sector. As an government attorney, he served as counsel to a Commissioner

Sean S. Fitzgerald (Photo: Maersk Container Industry)

Fitzgerald Named CEO of Maersk’s Container Unit

China and its R&D center in Denmark.    The new CEO brings to the role more than 20 years of expertise across management, manufacturing, product management and marketing. Since 2014, Fitzgerald has acted as President at Joy Global China, part of the Japanese manufacturing company Komatsu Mining Corp, leading a footprint of eight plants in China. Prior to this, he was Regional Vice President of Joy Mining Machinery, responsible for 13 plants in the Americas. He has also held executive positions over the course of almost 10 years at General Electric.    Fitzgerald holds an MBA

Rob Nakama (Photo: Saltchuk)

Rob Nakama: From USCG to Foss Maritime

of Port Operations. He was responsible for 250 environmental compliance inspections of Federally regulated fixed and mobile bulk oil maritime facilities, and the regulatory permitting of more than 40 million pounds a year of commercial explosives and other hazardous materials destined for Alaska’s mining operations.   “I also oversaw response operations of any oil spilled or chemical released which occurred on any navigable waterway throughout Juneau and its neighboring ports in southeast Alaska,” he said.   Still in Alaska, Nakama was selected for temporary duty as the

Obren Lekic (Photo: Borets)

Borets US Names Lekic as CEO

FZE, where he continued to assist senior executives with securing major business contracts throughout the international expansion. And, prior to his newest leadership position, Lekic served as vice president of business development focusing on U.S. growth opportunities. Lekic received a degree in mining engineering from the University of Leeds, UK, and a master’s degree in business administration from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colo., U.S. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers

Carboline Names Andrews Executive VP of US Sales

Carboline has appointed Darrin J. Andrews as Executive Vice President of Sales USA, effective December 5, 2016.   Andrews has been in the protective and industrial coatings industry for over 27 years and has a wealth of knowledge in the oil and gas, and mining segments. Andrews is a NACE Certified Coatings Inspector and has been active in the Canadian protective coatings industry for 20 years.

Tim Miller (Photo: YANMAR)

Miller Named Senior Manager for YANMAR Training Center

YANMAR America has named Tim Miller as the Senior Manager for the company’s new Training and Customer Experience Center currently under construction in Acworth, Ga. Miller’s more than 24 years of experience in learning development, training and equipment in the agriculture, mining and construction industries make him a valuable addition to the company. In his new role, Miller will be responsible for the direction and delivery of innovative, solutions-driven learning across all business units and aspects of the company. He will also be in charge of ensuring an excellent customer experience

 Kineteco senior technical manager Max Sheppard. (Photo: Kineteco)

Kineteco Expands Distributor Network

is maritime, targeting leisure and commercial marine, as well as the naval sector. The Kineteco spring starter is aimed at marine engines ranging from one to 14 litres.  Kineteco senior technical manager Max Sheppard said the company also has the potential to expand its sales further in agriculture, mining, oil and gas and general industry

Caterpillar CEO to Retire, Successor a Company Veteran

2012, two years after he became CEO. However, a decline in metals and oil prices hit the company hard and its sales have fallen since 2013.   A 35-year company veteran, Umpleby must grapple with Caterpillar's sober outlook.   In July, the company said it expects no upturn this year in the mining, oil and gas and transportation industries as commodity prices have apparently stabilized at low levels.   To cut costs, the company has shed nearly 14,000 employees since 2015 and more layoffs are planned.   Oberhelman said on Monday the future is bright partly because of Caterpillar's

Philip Shepherd (Photo: WRS)

WRS Singapore Relocates to Larger Premises

Global oil and gas, marine, construction, mining and power industries staffing company Worldwide Recruitment Solutions (WRS) Ltd have moved into larger premises in Singapore to support their growing APAC team. The WRS Singapore office launched in early 2015 and are now looking to triple their size operationally to meet market demands after a number of key client and project wins in the Asia Pacific region. In particular WRS are now launching their Singapore Marine division, alongside key offerings within construction and commodities trading. To support this growth, WRS have recently moved into

Siemens to Cut Oil and Gas Jobs Amid Wider Hiring

German industrial group Siemens plans to cut about 2,500 jobs related to the oil and gas, metals and mining sectors - mostly in Germany - while pursuing a hiring drive to boost its digital industrial expertise, it said on Wednesday.   Siemens said it would realign its two business units Large Drives and Process Solutions, affecting about 2,000 jobs in Germany, mainly in Bavaria. It added that it would keep its current sites.   Worldwide, Siemens said it planned to hire at least 25,000 new employees in each of the coming years, thanks to its announced increase of more than 1 billion euros

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