By P.J. GLISSON
WAKEFIELD TOWNSHIP — The interim CEO of Highland Copper Company presented an optimistic outlook last week for the Copperwood Project now advancing in Wakefield Township.
Barry O’Shea said that, while a feasibility study predicted a mine life of 11 years, he believes that inferred tonnage may extend the timing to 15 years. Mine construction is expected to start in 2024.
O’Shea was speaking in a Nov. 15 virtual session with Copperwood Site Manager Mike Foley.
“It’s really only using a portion of the defined resource,” said O’Shea of the f...