VANCOUVER, July 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Copper Mountain Mining Corporation (TSX: CMMC | ASX: C6C) (the "Company" or "Copper Mountain") is pleased to announce the appointment of Letitia Wong as Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations and the appointment of Lance Newman as Vice President, Project Development. Both appointments are effective today.
Gil Clausen, President and CEO of Copper Mountain, commented, "We are very pleased to have Letitia and Lance join the Copper Mountain team. The Company will benefit tremendously from their extensive expertise and skill sets as we begin an exciting phase of growth. On behalf of the management team and Board of Directors, we welcome them both to Copper Mountain."
Letitia Wong was most recently Vice President, Corporate Development at Brio Gold Inc., which was acquired in May 2018. She has 15 years of experience in corporate development, strategic transactions, finance and investor relations in the mining industry. Ms. Wong has also been Vice President, Investor Relations at Augusta Resource Corporation, which was acquired in July 2014, Arizona Mining and Ventana Gold, which was acquired in March 2011. Ms. Wong was also formerly Director of Investor Relations at Yamana Gold. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and is a CFA Charterholder.
Lance Newman was most recently Senior Vice President, Technical Services at Brio Gold Inc. He has 30 years of experience in project management and development, concentrating, smelting and refining operations in base and precious metals. Mr. Newman has also been Vice President, Project Development at Augusta Resource Corporation and previously he held various senior technical positions in operations at Stillwater Mining Company and Gold Fields Limited. Mr. Newman holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Rhodes University and is a graduate of the Management Advancement Program at the University of Witwatersrand Graduate School of Business.
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 to maximize the property's full development potential. Copper Mountain's Cloncurry project in Queensland, Australia, includes the development-ready Eva Copper Project and an extensive exploration potential within the Company's 379,000 hectare highly prospective land package within the Mount Isa area.
Additional information is available on the Company's web page at www.CuMtn.com.
On behalf of the Board of
COPPER MOUNTAIN MINING CORPORATION
Gil Clausen, 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
SOURCE Copper Mountain Mining Corporation
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