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Highland Copper requests mineral leases in central UP

 

April 7, 2018



By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

LANSING — UPX Minerals, a subsidiary of Highland Copper, has requested direct metallic mineral leases from the state of Michigan for almost 4,000 acres of land in Iron and Marquette counties.

The Department of Natural Resources announced the request to lease the mineral rights for approximately 3,965 acres Friday.

Roughly 3,845 acres of the land UPX is seeking to lease the mineral rights for is in Marquette County’s Champion, Michigamme, Negaunee, Ishpeming and Marquette townships. The other approximately 119 acres would be leased in Iron C...



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