SOURCE: Cupric Canyon Capital

Cupric Canyon Capital

December 03, 2015 12:15 ET

Cupric Canyon Capital Announces the Promotion of Catherine Knight to Vice President of Exploration and Resource Development

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 03, 2015) - Cupric Canyon Capital ("Cupric" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that Catherine Knight has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Exploration and Resource Development.

Dennis Bartlett, Cupric's CEO said, "We believe that Cathy's technical expertise and achievements speak for themselves. Her increased responsibilities will be a definite asset to the Company and will assist with the rapid progression of our ongoing exploration programs."

Cathy began her career in 2002 with Bema Gold as an exploration geologist. She has several years' experience as a senior geologist in mineral exploration, mining, feasibility and development working on projects located in Canada, Russia, Mexico, South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. Since 2010, she has worked on the Khoemacau Copper Mining Project in Botswana, which was acquired by Cupric Canyon Capital in February 2013. She was instrumental in the discovery of Khoemacau's Zone 5 deposit and actively involved in the recent acquisition of the neighboring Boseto Copper Mine.

Her project experience ranges from grassroots exploration to large scale open pit and underground operations including gold, silver, copper, lead and zinc. Her responsibilities include geologic management and guidance of technical staff and resource/reserve estimation. She has been successful in coordinating activities in various geologic departments concerned with exploration, development and production. Cathy graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada with a combined honors degree in geology and geography and is a Registered Professional Geologist with APEGBC.

About Cupric

Cupric was formed in 2010 with a goal to acquire undeveloped copper assets with a known resource. The management of Cupric is comprised of former executive, technical, financial, and operational leadership of major mining companies, including Phelps Dodge Corporation and its successor, Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (which acquired Phelps Dodge in 2007). The Cupric team has decades of experience in the exploration, development, construction and operation of world-class open pit and underground mines, processing facilities, and infrastructure.

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