Larry Evans has been appointed vice president of business development and strategy at Corsa Coal Corp. Previously, he owned SouthernApp Technical Services, a consulting company offering mining, civil and environmental engineering services in the coal mining sector. Prior to that, he was senior director of exploration and technical support for Walter Energy.
Sunrise Coal promoted Lawrence D. Martin to president. Martin joined Sunrise in 2007 as CFO. In 2016, he was named CFO of Hallador Energy Co. Heather L. Tryon was promoted to CFO. Previously, she served as Sunrise’s controller, a position she has held since joining Sunrise in August 2014. Brent Bilsland will remain Hallador Energy’s president, chief executive officer, and director.
Black Hills Energy named Nick Gardner to the position of vice president of the company’s operations in South Dakota, northeastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana. Gardner joined Black Hills in 2000 as an engineering intern and progressed to positions of increasing responsibility with the company’s natural gas operations in various states.
NACCO Industries announced that upon its completion of the proposed spinoff of Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Co., Alfred M. Rankin Jr., will retire as president and CEO of NACCO while continuing to serve as non-executive chairman of the board of directors of NACCO. In addition, Rankin will become executive chairman of Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Co. following the spinoff. Rankin has provided more than 45 years of service to NACCO and its subsidiary companies. Butler will become president and CEO of NACCO and will join the NACCO Board of Directors upon Rankin’s retirement. Butler will also continue to serve in his capacity as the president and CEO of North American Coal. Butler has served as senior vice president – finance, treasurer and CAO of NACCO since September 2012.
Wallace Taylor is now manager marketing and logistics for Bowie Resource Partners.
Myron Jones is now vice president of purchasing and maintenance at Cutlass Collieries LLC.
President Donald Trump nominated Steven Gardner to be the director of the Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) at the U.S. Department of the Interior. Gardner is currently serving as the president and CEO of ECSI LLC.
Dan Alexander started a new position as an adjunct faculty member at West Virginia University.
Bobby Lewis is now mine manager at Pine Mountain Coal. He was previously an engineer with Bledsoe Coal.
Daniel Elliott, former chairman of the surface transportation board, is now a partner at Conner & Winters.
Superior Industries Inc. hired Terry O’Hearn as its new conveyor components territory manager for the southcentral United States. O’Hearn will work with distributors in the region to market and sell conveyor components in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas.
Motion Industries announced that Jim Williams, vice president of corporate purchasing and supplier relations, was elected 2018 Power Transmission Distributors Association president.
United Central Industrial Supply hired Daron Steinmann to the position of Western regional manager.