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Aecon adds new board member

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July 16, 2013 by STAFF REPORT

Joseph Carrabba is the newest member of Aecon's board of directors.
Joseph Carrabba is the newest member of Aecon's board of directors.

Joseph Carrabba has been appointed to Aecon’s board of directors.

Carrabba is the outgoing chairman, president and CEO of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a position he held since 2005. 

He has more than 20 years of experience in the mining industry throughout Canada, the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe, and prior to joining Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. he worked as president and CEO of Rio Tinto’s Diavik Diamond Mines, Inc. in the Northwest Territories.

He is also a director of Newmont Mining Corporation, KeyCorp, National Mining Association, American Iron and Steel Institute, Capital University Board of Trustees and the Frostburg State University Foundation.  And he holds a bachelor of arts from Capital University in Ohio and a master of business administration from Frostburg State University in Maryland.

 “We are extremely pleased to have Mr. Carrabba join the board of directors to contribute to our vision of being Canada’s premier construction and infrastructure development company,” said John Beck, chairman and CEO of Aecon Group Inc. “His extensive experience and knowledge within the global mining and exploration industry at the director and executive level will be important assets for Aecon and its mining and land reclamation operations.”

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