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Highland Copper progress wavers with low copper value

By P.J. GLISSON [email protected] WAKEFIELD - Recent low copper prices appear to be slowing progress toward the long-anticipated resurgence of copper mining in Wakefield and Ironwood townships,...


DEQ holds hearing on Copperwood permit

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] IRONWOOD - The public had a chance to express its opinions on Highland Copper's effort to develop a mine in northern Gogebic County at a Michigan...


Wakefield Township continues to support mining effort

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Wakefield Township board of trustees on Tuesday expressed its continued support for Highland Copper’s effort to develop a mine in the township. Wakefield Township Supervisor...


MDOT awards County 519 project $4.7 million grant

By RICHARD JENKINS [email protected] LANSING — Much like the road itself, a more than $4.7 million state grant announced Wednesday to improve County Road 519 is intended to smooth the way for the development of the Copperwood copper...


Highland Copper reignites possibility of UP mining

Editor's note: The Daily Globe is counting down the Gogebic Range's top five stories of 2017 each day this week. The editorial department staff sat down and came up with its annual list, naming...


Gogebic County board mulls over ongoing projects

By LARRY HOLCOMBE [email protected] BESSEMER — Gogebic County Road Commission Engineer and Manager Darren Poink updated the county board about a variety of ongoing projects at its regular meeting Wednesday evening. Work continues on repa...


Highland Copper begins test drilling in Porkies

WAKEFIELD - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources issued a use permit to Orvana Resources U.S. Corp., a subsidiary of Highland Copper, to conduct exploratory drilling. The drilling is on a...

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    May 14, 2014

Deal almost done

LONGUEIL, Quebec — Canadian exploration company Highland Copper Company announced Tuesday it had completed the interim closing of all the rights, title and interest of Copper Range Company, regarding the White Pine copper project. It was announced... Full story


Highland Copper buys Copperwood

WAKEFIELD - Highland Copper Company, Inc., a Canadian company that recently purchased the White Pine mine project, has acquired the Copperwood project from Orvana Resources U.S. Corp. Highland said Tu... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 13, 2013

Trail authority

IRONWOOD — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder helped dedicate Depot Park in Ironwood, Monday as part of his plan to create a 600-mile biking-hiking trail from Belle Isle in Detroit to Ironwood. Snyder and... Full story


Michigan's governor kicks off U.P. tour here Monday

IRONWOOD — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder kicks off a two-day tour of the Upper Peninsula Monday, beginning with a stop in Ironwood. Snyder will help dedicate the Western Gateway to Pure Michigan trailhead at Depot Park in downtown Ironwood at 9 a.m. Mo... Full story

 By Cortney Ofstad    News    August 10, 2013

Copperwood project sees 'slow, steady' progress

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — Things are going “slow and steady” with the Copperwood project, the proposed copper mine in Ironwood and Wakefield townships, according to Dave Anderson, of Orvana Resources. Construction hasn’t started on the site, but th... Full story

 By Ralph Ansami    News    June 29, 2013

Political teamwork: Casperson, Dianda visit mine site, conduct town hall meeting at GCC

By RALPH ANSAMI [email protected] IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College President Jim Lorenson said Friday he has noticed a change in Michigan politics on the western Upper Peninsula level.... Full story

 By Katie Perttunen    News    April 10, 2013

Hogweed hot topic at Wakefield Loggers Jamboree

WAKEFIELD — John Diddams of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development spoke on invasive species Tuesday at the Wakefield Loggers Jamboree. Diddams said that one of the biggest...

 By Larry Holcombe    News    March 12, 2013

Benishek visits GCC campus, looks forward to second term

IRONWOOD — U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek, R-Crystal Falls, is looking forward to his second term in Congress, despite a rocky start with the uncertainty surrounding federal budget cuts and a looming...


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