LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 26, 2016) - Highland Copper Company Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HI) (the "Company") announces that it has filed its interim consolidated financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the second quarter ended December 31, 2015 on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

The Company also announces that Mr. James Crombie has resigned as President and CEO of the Company. On behalf of the Company, Mr. David Fennell wishes to thank Mr. Crombie for his past services and wishes him well in his future projects. Mr. Fennell will serve as Interim President and CEO of the Company in addition to his role as executive chairman.


Highland Copper Company Inc. is a Canadian exploration company focused on exploring and developing copper projects within the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, U.S.A. Additional information about Highland is available on the Company's website at www.highlandcopper.com and on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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Highland Copper Company Inc.
David Fennell
Executive Chairman