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McEwen Mining appoints Peter Mah as COO

Christian Fernsby | Toronto, ON, Canada | April 3, 2020
McEwen MiningMcEwen Mining, a mining company, has appointed Peter Mah as chief operating officer.
Mr. Mah is a professional engineer with 30 years of global mining experience.

Mr. Mah' well-rounded experience comes from roles including COO and executive vice-president of Luna Gold, group executive at Newmont Mining, general manager at the De Beers Victor mine, mine manager of Newcrest's Kencana mine, as well as engineering roles at Goldcorp and Placer Dome.

At Newmont, Mr. Mah led the early-stage underground exploration study teams that defined over 15 million ounces of resources for development in Canada, Nevada, Ghana, New Zealand and Peru.

Mr. Mah led the project teams for the Leeville underground mine expansion in Nevada and the new Subika underground mine in Ghana.

He has a strong record of building, transitioning and operating underground and open-pit mines, most notably the Kencana underground mine in Indonesia.

Mr. Mah's Ontario experience also includes working at Goldcorp's Red Lake mine and Placer Dome's Campbell and Musselwhite mines in various capacities.

Mr. Mah was a director of the Ontario Mining Association, and holds a bachelor's degree in applied science in mining and mineral process engineering and a master's degree in applied science from the University of British Columbia.