Market Briefs

  • Galileo Is Now Visionary Gold – Canadian-based Galileo Exploration has changed its name to Visionary Gold. It did not readily specify the impetus for the change. The company also announced the appointment of Darren Lindsay as an addition to its board of directors. Lindsay was “…instrumental in helping Galileo to secure its newly acquired interests in the Wolf Gold Project and 10.25-sq.-km land package in the historically prolific South Pass Greenstone Gold Belt in Fremont County, Wyo.,” Director and CFO Wes Adams said.
  • Giyani Appoints Hartman President, COO – Toronto-based Giyani Metals appointed Derk Hartman as president and chief operating officer, effective March 1. Hartman brings two decades of mining sector experience in project delivery, senior management and investment banking in both the Toronto and London markets. He most recently was with Royal IHC, where he led mining engagements on feasibility studies, EPCM services and EPC contracting.
  • Getman Gets New Brand – Michigan-based Getman Corp. has confirmed the launch of a new brand and website. The company said its new identity was a reflection of its focus on product solutions that can fulfill customer expectations and meet the underground mining sector’s demands. “This brand launch represents our resolve to meet changing customer needs for technology, electrification and product development, all without compromising our quality and aftermarket support,” said Erik VanAllen, president and CEO.