By James Hodl | CopperArea.com
(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Resolution Copper.)
Andrew Lye was named Project Manager of Resolution Copper Co., company executives announced on November 21. Lye succeeds Andrew Taplin, who is moving to a new position with Rio Tinto PLC, the British-Australian mining company that owns a 55% interest in Resolution Copper.
In assuming the new position, Lye brings more than two decades of mining experience with Rio Tinto and its subsidiaries to the job. These include leading the La Granja copper project in Peru. He also had led operational, support and technical teams for Rio Tinto projects in Madagascar and Australia.