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View in Other Languages Bauxite Resources Limited (ASX:BAU) Appoints Scott Donaldson as Chief Executive and Executive Director 澳大利亚铝土矿资源公司(ASX:BAU)任命Scott Donaldson为首席执行官和执行董事 澳大利亞鋁土礦資源公司(ASX:BAU)任命Scott Donaldson為首席執行官和執行董事 
Bauxite Resources Limited (ASX:BAU) Appoints Scott Donaldson as Chief Executive and Executive Director
Bauxite Resources Limited (ASX:BAU) Appoints Scott Donaldson as Chief Executive and Executive Director

Perth, Nov 10, 2010 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Australian resources company Bauxite Resources Limited (googlechartASX:BAU) (googlechartPINK:BXRDF) ("the Company") announces the appointment of Scott Donaldson as Chief Executive and Executive Director of the Company. The appointments will take effect from 31 January, 2011.

Mr Donaldson is a qualified mining engineer with a graduate diploma in business. He brings more than 20 years experience in the mining industry in Australia and New Zealand with a variety of minerals including gold, nickel, copper, zinc and lead sulphides, copper oxides, coal and chromite. Some of his achievements include:

- Playing a key role in the successful transformation of 3 companies from explorers into producing mining companies;

- Successful management and development from pre-feasibility to construction, commissioning and production of five mines over the last 12 years; including

- Developing, commissioning & managing the Jaguar copper/zinc/silver project in WA with Jabiru Metals;

- Designing, developing and managing stage one of Western Metals' Pillara Lead-Zinc Mine in the Kimberley;

- Developing, commissioning & managing Tectonic Resources' Rav8 Nickel mine at Ravensthorpe, WA;

- Commissioning & managing the Coobina chromite mine in the Pilbara with Consolidated Minerals.

Bauxite Resources' Chairman and Acting Chief Executive, Barry Carbon, said that the Company was delighted to appoint Mr Donaldson. "We have conducted a very thorough executive search process, and we have been flattered by the excellence of the candidates who expressed interest in our company," he added.

"We have selected Mr Donaldson as the candidate with the best match of skills and experience to deliver on the next phase of development for Bauxite Resources Ltd," he added.

Mr Donaldson said that he was looking forward to his new leadership position with Bauxite Resources. "I am excited to be joining this West Australian company and I look forward to contributing to its long term growth," he added.

Bauxite Resources has recently announced its agreement with Yankuang Resources to design and build a modern alumina refinery in the south west of Western Australia, subject to a feasibility study.


Mr Donaldson joins BRL from Jabiru Metals Ltd (googlechartASX:JML), where for the past 3 years he has held the position of Chief Operations Officer responsible for Jabiru's operations and technical development. He was previously responsible for managing the feasibility, optimisation and successful development, construction, commissioning and production of Jabiru's Jaguar Copper/Zinc sulphide mine in WA.

Mr Donaldson has previously held senior management positions with Consolidated Minerals, Tectonic Resources (googlechartASX:TTR), Western Metals (googlechartPINK:WTLC), Dominion Mining Ltd (googlechartASX:DOM) and Thiess Contractors.

Mr Donaldson has a Mining Engineering Degree, Graduate Diploma in Business and holds a First Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency. He is also a member of the Board of Examiners for WA First Class Mine Manager's Certificates.

About Bauxite Resources Limited

Bauxite Resources ASX:BAUBauxite Resources (ASX:BAU) (OTCMKTS:BXRDF) was established with a substantial tenement holding in Western Australia to develop new bauxite supply for the global alumina/aluminium industry. The Company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in October 2007.

The Darling Range in the south-west of Western Australia (WA) is the world's largest bauxite mining and alumina refining region producing around 20% of the world's alumina. This area has mined bauxite and refined alumina since the 1960s. These industries are leaders in sustainable resource development and represent the fifth largest sector of WA's resource industry. 


Chantelle O'Sullivan
Public Affairs Manager
Bauxite Resources Limited
Tel: +61-8-9200-6309/ +61-0437-701-155

Paul Fromson
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Bauxite Resources Limited
Tel: +61-8-9200-6300

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