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Brendan Webb (Photo: North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation)

Webb Named CEO of North Queensland Bulk Ports

the economy of Queensland,” said NQBP chair Jane McTaggart. “Brendan has a strong commitment to Mackay and north Queensland, having previously worked in the Mackay region for 11 years.”Webb has extensive commercial experience, having held senior leadership roles in heavy haulage and mining support sectors. “He has experience in commercial sales, trade development, and 24/7 operations including safety and emergency management,” McTaggart said.Webb said, “As a former general manager with NQBP for almost five years, I hold a deep connection with the organization. I look

(Photo: Atlantic Wind Transfers)

Help Wanted: Build a New Industry

to 23,000 jobs. Most jobs will be in manufacturing, construction and “induced industries,” i.e., work resulting from employees’ spending their paychecks. New York predicts “severe gaps” in four occupations: plant and system operators, hoist and winch operators, continuous mining machine operators and wind turbine service technicians (Titles are SOC titles – “standard occupational classification”).In the maritime sector, moderate gaps are projected for marine engineers and naval architects, sailors and marine oilers, and captains, mates, and pilots of water

Cynda Maxon has joined TDI-Brooks as a senior environmental scientist. Image courtesy TDI-Brooks

TDI-Brooks Hires Maxon as Senior Environmental Scientist

as a program manager, environmental chemist, field supervisor, and risk assessor encompassing a wide range of offshore and coastal projects throughout the world. She has a thorough understanding of environmental issues related to offshore exploration and production activities in oil and gas and mining industries, marine construction and decommissioning, and maintenance and remedial dredging.For the last 17 years, Cynda served as president of Maxon Consulting, a small woman-owned environmental consulting firm founded in San Diego, CA in 2005. Before that she was a former Director in the Environment

Odyssey Marine Exploration Appoints Jones as CFO

U.S.-based subsea mining company Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. announced it has expanded its executive and legal teams. On Monday, the firm's Board of Directors appointed Christopher "Chris" E. Jones as Chief Financial Officer and reappointed Jay Nudi as the company’s Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer.“As we evaluated our strategic plans and every part of our business over the past year, it became clear that we needed to add specific expertise to our executive team to allow Odyssey to execute on its strategic plan,” commented Mark D. Gordon, Chairman and CEO

Celestino Maússe, Enermech's Mozambique country manager - Credit: Enermech (The image has been cropped)

UK-based Enermech Eyes Oil & Gas Work in Mozambique

around the world," the company added.Previously, he led business development in Sub-Saharan Africa for companies such as SNC-Lavalin and Kentz and has held general management positions in Mozambique for both Kentz and Golder Associates. In these roles, Mr Maússe serviced clients in the mining and oil and gas industries across the region, providing specialist engineering solutions to enhance project delivery and operational capacity.EnerMech has also established an office in the capital city of Maputo.Maússe said: “I am proud to be representing EnerMech as the company expands

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Training Tips for Ships - Tip #20: Training in the Age of Data

data is being used in many ways and to remarkable effect to save us from this pandemic. Similarly, the opportunity for big data in training is enormous.Big data is really about two things. First, it is about the data itself and the granularity, volume and veracity of this data. And second, it is about mining our data ro reveal patterns that are not otherwise visible. We can then use knowledge of those patterns to make better, more deeply informed decisions.What data should we be gathering now to help support future training optimization? The potential sources are bountiful. There are millions of trainees

Victaulic appointed Rick Bucher as Chief Executive Officer.

Bucher Named CEO at Victaulic

of Victaulic’s Board.Since its first patent was received in 1919, Victaulic has grown to become a leading producer of mechanical pipe joining solutions, with systems at work in more than 140 countries in diverse businesses including oil and gas extraction and processing, chemical processing, mining, power generation, water and wastewater treatment, military facilities, shipbuilding and shipping, plumbing, heating, air conditioning and fire protection systems.In 2019 Victaulic celebrated its centennial anniversary as a family owned company, adding close to one million square feet to the company&rsquo

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Glencore Boss Glasenberg Steps Down, Nagle Named CEO

Glencore boss Ivan Glasenberg is to step down next year and Gary Nagle, head of coal assets at the mining and trading group, will become the new CEO.Glasenberg's departure will mark a shift to a new, younger leadership for the business, which, along with other mining companies, has faced increasing pressure from investors to cut carbon emissions.Glasenberg, 63, has been chief executive since 2002 and investors have been expecting a succession plan after several senior members of management retired in the last few years.He said his goal during his 18-year tenure as CEO was to transform the group by

Aleksander Askeland (Photo: Yara Marine)

Yara Appoints Askeland as New CSO

business unit, then managing the Animal Nutrition Business unit (350 MEUR revenue). He has also worked on strategic projects in Supply Chain and Strategy & Business Development.Prior to joining Yara, Askeland worked four years as Director for Sales & Business Development for the Store Norske mining company in Svalbard. He has also worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consultancy. Askeland holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Yale University and a Bachelor of Arts from Oxford University

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

Photo: Remote Medical International

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

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

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