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James Ashcroft has been named president of Inco's Ontario division. Ashcroft, 52, succeeds William Clement, 61, who is retiring after 37 years with Inco. Ashcroft, who joined Inco in 1968 as an assistant engineer, became vice-president of mining for the company's Manitoba division in 1988. Born in England, he was with the National Coal Board before moving to Canada. Clement will continue to serve the company as a consultant in the areas of corporate safety and health. In this position he will report to Walter Curlook, the company's vice-chairman. Inco's Ontario division includes mines, mills, a smelter, nickel and copper refineries and other facilities which employ 7,580 people in the Sudbury area, as well as nickel, cobalt and precious metals refineries and upgrading plants, a research centre and a metals distribution facility which employ 360 people in Port Colborne.
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Title Annotation:James Ashcroft named president of Inco's Ontario division
Publication:Northern Ontario Business
Date:Sep 1, 1991
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