Highland Copper appoints leaders


LONGUEUIL, Quebec — Last month, Highland Copper announced hiring Denis Miville-Deschenes as president, CEO and a member of the company’s Board of Directors.

“Mr. Miville-Deschenes is a mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in the design, development and construction of mines as well as closure and rehabilitation of sites,” according to a Feb. 22 press release.

Acting President and CEO David Fennell will continue as chairman.

“We are very happy to welcome Denis as president and CEO of Highland Copper and to the board,” Fennell said in the press release. “Denis will be the driving force behind the initiatives to advance our projects in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan, towards production, with the goal of developing the mineral resources in a responsible manner and with a deep respect for our workers, neighboring communities and the environment.”