CDE Mining has announced the appointment of Stephen McCartney (Fig.) to the role of Business Development Manager. He will oversee the expansion of CDE Mining in the years ahead with a specific focus on the development of business in North and Latin America, Africa, Australia and Russia. Stephen McCartney has gained almost 20 years’ experience in the construction and mining equipment industry throughout North America and Latin America. Since 2005 CDE Mining has been involved in the introduction of new mineral processing techniques to the iron ore mining and steel making industry. In addition to the processing of iron ore CDE mineral processing systems can also be applied across a wide range of other mineral ores including bauxite, chromite, gold, coal and copper. The CDE Specialist Sands division also offers a range of processing systems with application in the production of a wide range of industrial sands including silica sands, frac sands, filter sands (for use in waste water treatment applications) and USGA golf sands.