Walter Energy announced that Keith M. Shull was appointed senior vice president, human resources.


Arch Coal, Inc. announced that Jacob Hatch, an employee of Arch subsidiary Canyon Fuel Co., has earned the 2009 J.W. Woomer Award as Young Engineer of the Year by the Society of Mining Engineers. Hatch is an electrical engineer with Canyon Fuel’s Sufco mine near Salina, Utah. He played an important role in improving the underground mine monitoring system, as well as working on improving the overall mine power system. Hatch earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University.


Advanced Detection Systems announced that Wayne Eide has been named marketing, inside sales and aftermarket development manager.


Converteam, Inc. recently named Barry Johnson business development manager for the mining market. He will be responsible for development of the mining and material handling markets within North America.


Godwin Pumps announced that John Hughes was appointed safety specialist, to the Godwin Environmental Safety & Health team.


Maryn International Ltd. announced that Paul Clark has been named a senior mining advisor.


Fenner Dunlop Americas announced that William Mooney was appointed executive vice president of finance and CFO. The company also announced that Steve Brisco was appointed North American sales manager for Fenner Dunlop Classic Conveyor.


Engineering Consulting Services, Inc. announced the appointment of Douglas K. Mynear as director of civil and environmental services. 


EUROTIRE, Inc. announced Kent B. Henschen has been named vice president of marketing and corporate communications; and Tom Sawyer and Randy Toelle were named global service engineers.