() appointed Edward Hollings as processing manager at its Baita Plai polymetallic mine in Romania.
Hollings has worked in base and precious metal projects for 15 years, specialising in metallurgy and processing.
In his role as processing manager at the Baita Plai flotation plant, he will become a key part of the new full-time expert management team on site as the new upgraded mine plan is implemented and delivered over the course of 2021.
Hollings most recently worked as process manager at Endeavour Mining (), where he managed two gold-silver heap leach process plants that processed 4.3mln tonnes per year to deliver 110,000 ounces.
He has also worked at the Husab uranium process plant in Namibia.
“Edward’s proficiency in managing expert teams and successfully introducing and leading new optimisation programmes at high performing mines will prove indispensable as we deliver the upgraded mine plan over the course of this year,” said Andrew Prelea, chief executive of Vast Resources.
“His broad experience in the metals industry makes him a highly valuable addition and I look forward to welcoming him to the team in the coming weeks.”