VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (TSX: CMMC) (the "Company" or "Copper Mountain") announces appointments of VP of Operations and Chief Operating Officer.
CMMC is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Strickland, P.Eng. as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Company. Mr. Strickland will be located in the Vancouver Head Office and be responsible for all the company's mining operations.
Mr. Strickland is a senior executive with proven leadership with a track record of success. As General Manager and Vice President of the Copper Mountain Mine, he has lead the team since April 2013. Under Mr. Strickland's leadership the team has successfully overcome many challenges and developed an efficient cost effective operation with a strong safety record. Mr. Strickland graduated from Queens university with a B.Sc.(hons) in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering (1993) and has over 25 years mine operational experience. Mr. Strickland has gained extensive experience in mineral processing, project development and mine management while working with Placer Dome, Barrick Gold Corp and Yukon Zinc at operations in Canada and internationally.
We are very pleased to have Don accept this new position and provide leadership to further future operations for the benefit of all shareholders.
About Copper Mountain Mining Corporation:
Copper Mountain's flagship asset is the 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 25% of the mine. The Copper Mountain mine has a large resource of copper that remains open laterally and at depth. This significant exploration potential is being explored over the next few years in order 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
Jim O'Rourke, P.Eng.
Chief Executive 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; Rod Shier, Chief Financial Officer 604-682-2992 ext.222 Email: Rod@CuMtn.com; Website: www.CuMtn.com
Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (TSX: CMMC) is a Canadian based mining company whose flagship asset is the Copper Mountain mine located in southern British Columbia, near the town of Princeton. The Company has a strategic alliance with Mitsubishi Materials Corporation who own 25% of the mine. The Copper Mountain mine produces about 100 million pounds of copper equivalent production per year,...