Copper Mountain appoints Dan Gibbons to Investor Relations

Web Site: www.CuMtn.com
TSX: CUM

VANCOUVER, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (TSX: CUM) (the "Company" or "Copper Mountain") is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Gibbons to the position of Investor Relations, effective immediately. 

Mr. Gibbons has over 10 years' experience working with Toronto Stock Exchange listed natural resource companies in the areas of investor relations and corporate communications. Dan will be responsible for activities involving the Company's investor relations strategy, disseminating corporate information, communications with brokers and investors, and handling shareholder enquiries regarding the Company.  Dan holds a BPE degree from McMaster University in Ontario. 

Mr. Rod Shier, Chief Financial Officer of Copper Mountain said, "We are excited to have Dan join our team to help ensure all shareholders are kept informed on the company's activities in a timely manner.  Dan will be starting immediately and with his strong background in investor relations, we are confident that he will make an immediate contribution".

Dan will be present at the Company's Annual General Meeting being held next week at the Terminal City Club at 2 pm in Vancouver, BC on June 15th and Dan encourages all of our local shareholders to come out and allow him the opportunity to meet him individually and also hear an update presentation by Jim O'Rourke, Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Mr. Jim O'Rourke, Chief Executive Officer of Copper Mountain said, "With the strong operational performance of the mine in April and May producing 6.4 million and 7.5 million pounds of Copper respectively, Dan will have some good news items to talk to shareholders about".

About Copper Mountain Mining Corporation:
Copper Mountain's flagship asset is the 75% owned Copper Mountain mine located in southern British Columbia near the town of Princeton. The Company has a strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Materials Corporation who owns the remaining 25%. The Copper Mountain mine commenced production in the latter half of 2011, and has continued to improve its operations. The key development for 2014 was the installation of the secondary crusher as a permanent solution to maximize concentrator throughput and improve overall efficiencies for the company.  Secondary crusher construction was completed by the end of July 2014 on budget and on schedule. The 18,000 acre site has a large resource of copper that remains open laterally and at depth. The mine has significant exploration potential that will need to be explored over the next few years to fully appreciate the property's full development potential.  Additional information is available on the Company's web page at www.CuMtn.com.

On behalf of the Board of

COPPER MOUNTAIN MINING CORPORATION

"Rod Shier"                                                                                                               

Rodney A Shier, CA
Chief Financial Officer

Note:  This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties.  These statements may differ materially from actual future events or results.  Readers are referred to the documents, filed by the Company on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, specifically the most recent reports which identify important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.  The Company undertakes no obligation to review or confirm analysts' expectations or estimates or to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statement.

SOURCE Copper Mountain Mining Corporation

For further information: Dan Gibbons, Investor Relations 604-682-2992 ext 238 Email: Dan@CuMtn.com or Rod Shier, Chief Financial Officer 604-682-2992 ext.222 Email: Rod@CuMtn.com or Website: www.CuMtn.com

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