Copper Mountain Mining Corp. announces that the company commenced construction on the mill foundations at the Copper Mountain Project site.

The company's contractor Gisborne Industrial Construction Ltd. has completed their mobilization and completed the first pour of concrete for the mill foundation. Concrete will continue to be poured through to mid December 2009, to complete the building foundations in preparation for the erection of the building steel in the spring of 2010.

Mr. O'Rourke, Chief Executive Officer of the Company stated: "We are extremely pleased with how quickly Gisborne mobilized their support facilities and crews to be in construction following us receiving the go ahead from the BC Government. With this planned construction start the project is on target to meet our scheduled production goal of mid 2011."