Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

Highland aims at site prep in summer

By P.J. GLISSON

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WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — Highland Copper Company has announced that it expects ‘early works and site preparation’ to occur this year.

“We are happy to introduce Copperwood as one of very few fully permitted copper projects in the U.S.,” said Denis Miville-Deschênes, president and CEO of Highland in a press release last week. “The economic return at spot copper price is robust … It will be exciting to start site works during 2023 as we advance discussions on funding of our Copperwood project.”

The announcement states that the Copperwood...