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Copperstone recruits the Study Manager to Viscaria


Danderyd November 7, 2019

Mining Engineer Ian Holman has been recruited as a consultant to be the responsible Study Manager for the Viscaria Copper Project. In addition, geologist Diane Feve has been employed to the Viscaria office in Kiruna.

”Our recruitment of the Study Manager is a very important milestone towards a re-opening of the Viscaria mine. Ian Holman has all the relevant experience that Copperstone and Viscaria require in order to initiate the Feasibility studies and formalise the Environmental permit application.  The initial focus will be to create an Execution plan regarding the Viscaria Scoping Study, including an updated time table and prioritisations for the various sub segments.”, comments CEO Michael Mattsson.

The main responsibility regarding Land access and Permits will remain at the CEO and Copperstone Board. Ian Holman will be reporting to the CEO and within specific technical areas to the Technical committee, as defined by the Copperstone Board.

”We would also like to welcome Diane Feve from France currently residing in Kiruna as a junior geologist. Diane will work close to, and report to, project geologist Maurice Zongo.”

About Ian Holman

Holman has more than 40 years of experience from the global mining industry. Specialised in Mining Engineering and Project Developments. Most recently, Holman concluded a technical advisory role for the World Bank in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) gold mining operations, in which the DRC government has a financial interest. Holman was Pre-Feasibility Study Manager within Design/Construction Management for Rio Tinto operations in Serbia. In addition, Holman has experience from mining in Australia, France, Uzbekistan, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana and Botswana.

For further information, please contact Michael Mattsson (CEO) at +46(0)580-88890, or or refer to Copperstone webpage:

This press release contains insider information which Copperstone Resources AB (publ) is obliged to publish according to the EU market abuse regulation (MAR). The information was delivered by the above-mentioned contact for publishing November 7, 2019 at 13:06 CET.

About Copperstone

Copperstone is a public company trading as COPP B on Nasdaq First North Growth Market in Stockholm, Sweden. The Certified Adviser is Augment Partners AB,, +46 8 505 65 172. The Company is focused on base and precious metal exploration in the vicinity of the internationally recognized mining districts of Kiruna and the Skellefte-field in northern Sweden. In addition, the Company also owns an exploitation concession in the Bergslagen mining region, in central Sweden.