9 May 2007

PNG's OK Tedi mining limited appoints new managing director

8:45 am on 9 May 2007

The copper and gold mine in Papua New Guinea's Western province OK Tedi Mining Limited has announced the appointment of its new managing director Alan Breen.

Local papers say his appointment comes into effect in July.

Mr Breen, who is a metallurgist, has extensive operational and senior management experience in Australia, Africa and Europe.

The mine supplies 650,000 tonnes per annum of copper/gold concentrate to the world market.