Bessemer supports Highland, welcomes clerk-treasurer Lake
October 12, 2023
By P.J. GLISSON
BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council voted on Monday evening to approve a resolution supporting efforts of Highland Copper Company to construct and operate a mine in Wakefield Township.
Mayor Adam Zak announced that the resolution was prepared in response to the Canadian company’s direct request from Bessemer and surrounding communities.
“They were able to get fully permitted for the mine in Wakefield,” said Zak, who added that the company compiled much of the needed funding by selling shares of the White Pine Mine.
He added that company offi...