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Wakefield receives Highland Copper update

 


By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Tim Lynott, of Highland Copper, briefed Wakefield Township regarding progress to open the Copperwood mine in the township.

The ecological mitigation from the damage caused by the early thaw is complete, according to John Cox, supervisor.

Lynott wanted to know if the township was prepared to work on County 519 and the increased traffic the mine will bring to the road.

Cox said the township received a grant to rebuild County 519 six years ago, but did not use it because of the delays on the property when it was owned by ano...



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