Patriot Coal has appointed Janiece M. Longoria to its board of directors.


Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. has announced a comprehensive global reorganization that will realign global management responsibilities for its commercial sales and marketing, operating and corporate support. Cliffs has reorganized its Executive Leadership Team to include the following individuals: Donald J. Gallagher has been named executive vice president, president of Global Commercial; Duncan P. Price has been named executive vice president, president of Global Operations; and Clifford Smith has been named senior vice president of Global Business Development.


Carol Browner, President Obama’s appointed czar to head the Office of Energy and Climate Change, recently announced her resignation.


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency appointed Michael Goo associate administrator for the EPA’s Office of Policy.


Skelly and Loy has appointed Johnathan Clevinger engineering technician in its Wise, Va., office.


The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers elected a new slate of officers for the calendar year at its annual meeting in January. The 2011 MARS officers are: President—Randy Worth, vice president and general manager, Merchants Distribution Service, Des Moines, Iowa; First Vice President—Dan Murray, senior account manager, CSX Transportation, Oak Brook, Ill.; and Second Vice President—Lisa Longtin, manager rail and barge operations, Grain Processing Corp., Muscatine, Iowa.


Powerscreen has appointed Allen Smith mining business development manager.


Kennametal Inc. has appointed Gretchen W. Jezerc vice president of global product management.


Enercon Services, Inc. has promoted Robert Bryan to vice president, Power Group. Bryan replaces Carter Noland who retired in December.