Galane Gold Ltd, the gold producer, said Lawrence Manjengwa has joined the company as General Manager of its gold mining operations in Botswana.
Manjengwa is an engineer with 15 years of experience in open cut and underground mining of gold, base metals, platinum and ferrochrome across a diversified spectrum of countries and cultures.
He was previously the Mining Director of Nordgold in Guinea, Mine Manager of National Mining Company in Oman, Production Manager of Anglo Base Metals’ Skorpionzinc Mine in Namibia, Senior Mining Engineer of Zimplats in Zimbabwe and Mine Manager of Maranatha Ferrochrome in Zimbabwe.
Manjengwa holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Eng and is Member of AusIMM.
“The General Manager role for the Mupane operations is an important post that has a specific set of challenges somewhat unique in the operating context,” said Galane Gold CEO, Philip Condon.
“Manjengwa brings a combination of skills and experience to the company; these are an excellent fit with the requirements and we are confident that he will be successful in this challenging role.”
In a statement, the company also announced the grant of stock options to Manjengwa. Options to purchase up to 450,000 common shares were granted. The options vest over a period of 3 years and carry a five year term and an exercise price of $0.80 per share.
Galane Gold Ltd. is an un-hedged gold producer and explorer with mining operations and exploration tenements in Botswana. It is a public company and its shares are quoted on the TSX Venture exchange under the symbol GG.
The company’s management team is comprised of senior mining professionals with extensive experience in managing mining and processing operations and large-scale exploration programmes.
Galane Gold is committed to operating at world-class standards and is focused on the safety of its employees, respecting the environment, and contributing to the communities in which it operates.
Galane Gold Ltd. gold bought Mupane mine from Iamgold in August as the previously BSE quoted outfit said its strategy has been to focus on core long-life assets that can provide the greatest potential for driving growth in production.