ICMM appoints new President

Mining Technology Division
15 May 2008

R. Anthony (Tony) Hodge has been appointed ICMM President and will take
up his position on 1 October 2008. Dr. Hodge succeeds Paul Mitchell who
leaves the organization on 20 May 2008.

help ensure a smooth transition to the new President, Dr. John Groom
has accepted an interim role as Chief Operating Officer working with
Dr. Hodge and ICMM, starting immediately. Dr. Groom will be on a
full-time secondment from Anglo American during this period.

Further information can be found at the ICCM website.