Prominent Hill Gold and Copper Mine - Mining Technology

The Prominent Hill gold and copper mine is 650km north-west of the South Australian capital Adelaide, 130km north-west of BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam and 130km south-east of the town of Coober Pedy in the Gawler Craton of South Australia. “The mine is now 100% owned by Australian mining company OZ Minerals...

Prominent Hill Mine - Wikipedia

The Prominent Hill Mine is a major copper, silver and gold mine in north west South Australia, 130 km south-east of Coober Pedy, which has been developed by Oxiana Limited, later to become OZ Minerals. The deposit is an iron oxide copper gold style mineralisation. The mine has cost A$1.15 billion to develop, and it is...

Prominent Hill | OZ Minerals

Prominent Hill is a copper-gold mining operation in northern South Australia that is solely owned by OZ Minerals.

Minerals | Prominent Hill - Malu and Ankata

Resource, Copper (Cu), Gold (Au) concentrate. Company. Oz Minerals Limited. Status, Operating. Mining operation. Malu open pit mine; Ankata underground mine. high-grade resource; 800 metres away from the Malu open pit; mine life to 2022. Malu underground. third mining front to be developed at Prominent Hill; first...

OZ Minerals Prominent Hill Copper Mine - South Australia - Fluor

Fluor provided engineering, procurement and construction management services for open-pit mine, copper/gold ore processing facilities and mine infrastructure.

Prominent Hill | Thiess

Commodity: Copper, Gold ... Thiess began feasibility work at Prominent Hill with original mine owner Oxiana in 2005, and was awarded a six-year infrastructure development and mining contract in 2006. In January 2012, new mine owner OZ Minerals awarded Thiess a contract extension. A subsequent contract change saw...

OZ Minerals says an extension to the Prominent Hill mine life in ...

Nov 14, 2016 ... OZ Minerals Prominent Hill mine will continue to operate until at least 2028 due to a combination of cost reductions and a reserve upgrade, but managing director Andrew Cole is confident of further extensions. ... Aerial view of Prominent Hill copper and gold mine owned by OZ Minerals near Coober Pedy.

Prominent Hill Mine, Central North, South Australia, Australia

Prominent Hill Mine, Central North, South Australia, Australia : Copper-gold-silver mine (iron-oxide copper-gold deposit, discovered in 2001). An open-pit mine which commenced production in February 2009. Owned by OZ Minerals Ltd. Copper and gold-bearing ...

Prominent Hill | Thiess | MiningLink - The largest & most visited ...

The high grade copper concentrate, produced at the Prominent Hill copper and gold mine in the Port Augusta Region of South Australia, is exported from the Port of Adelaide to Asian and European smelters. The Prominent Hill underground and open cut mine is located 116 kilomertes from the Adelaide to Darwin railway,...

Prominent Hill mine life extended to 2029 thanks to underground ...

Nov 22, 2017 ... An 18% growth in underground ore reserves to 39 Mt @ 1.7% copper equivalent has extended OZ Minerals' Prominent Hill mine life significantly. This will see an expected underground production rate of 3.5-4.0 Mt/y from 2019 to continue through to 2029. Underground ore reserves for copper and gold...

Iron-Oxide-Copper-Gold (IOCG) Deposits Provide Mining ...

Nov 22, 2017 ... In fact, it was the discovery of this deposit that led to the initial definition of this type of deposit, previously lumped in with porphyries. Also located in South Australia's Gawler Craton is the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, which was bought by OZ Minerals (ASX:OZL) for $1.2 billion. The mine produces more...

West Musgrave Could Be A Turning Point For OZ Minerals - OZ ...

Jun 30, 2017 ... OZ Minerals operates the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia and will soon begin developing the nearby Carrapateena copper-gold mine. OZ has an a.

south australia's mining infrastructure planning - Minerals

Existing mines. BHP: Olympic Dam copper-gold-uranium mine expanding. OZ Minerals: Prominent Hill copper-gold mine expanding. Liberty OneSteel: Middleback Ranges new owner. Heathgate Resources : Beverley and Four Mile potential. Hillgrove Resources: Kanmantoo Copper mine potential. New/recommissioned*...

OZ Minerals to expand Prominent Hill | Business News

Feb 3, 2016 ... Mining contractor Byrnecut has won a contract to expand OZ Minerals' Prominent Hill copper-gold project in South Australia, with the work expected to cost about $12 million.

Prominent Hill: A Hematite-Dominated, Iron Oxide Copper-Gold ...

Jan 20, 2015 ... Full-text (PDF) | The discovery of iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) mineralization at Prominent Hill in the Mount Woods inlier (South Australia) by Minotaur Resources Ltd. in November 2001 was based on an empirical exploration model that focused specifically on the hematite end member of the IOCG ore...

Copper - AIMR 2013 - Australian Mines Atlas

Other significant copper producing operations are at Prominent Hill (SA), Northparkes, Cadia-Ridgeway, Cobar and Tritton in New South Wales (NSW), Nifty, .... Three km northwest of the Cadia Hill open pit and beginning 500 m below the surface is the Ridgeway underground gold-copper mine, discovered in 1996.

PROMINENT HILL News – Coober Pedy Regional Times

IMX: CAIRN HILL MINE NEAR COOBER PEDY – FIRST ORE PRODUCTION. By Coober Pedy Regional Times on June 4, 2010. Miner, IMX Resources Limited (ASX:IXR) is pleased to announce that the first blast of ore has occurred at its Cairn Hill Phase 1 magnetite – copper – gold mine in South Australia […]...

Prominent Hill - Porter GeoConsultancy - Ore Deposit Description

Sep 12, 2012 ... The Prominent Hill iron oxide copper-gold (IOCG) deposit is located approximately 150 km north-west of Olympic Dam and 650 km NNW of Adelaide in .... (which have been tentatively correlated on lithological grounds with the ~1590 Ma Gawler Range Volcanics) and the Prominent Hill Mine Sequence.

Current Projects - Byrnecut

Projects · Current Projects · Athena · Broken Hill · Capricorn Copper · Carosue Dam · Challenger · Deep South · DeGrussa · Golden Grove · Gwalia Deeps · Invincible · Jundee · Prominent Hill · Telfer · Water Tank Hill · Completed Projects.

OZ Minerals To Close Prominent Hill Pit Early - Share Cafe

Oct 17, 2017 ... Oz Minerals said copper production continued to rise in the latest quarter as it targeted accelerated mining of the open pit at its Prominent Hill operations in South Australia before its closure. Copper production hit 28,880 tonnes in the third quarter, up 2.5% on the June quarter, while gold production fell to...

OZ Minerals To Close Prominent Hill Pit Early - Share Cafe

Oct 17, 2017 ... Oz Minerals said copper production continued to rise in the latest quarter as it targeted accelerated mining of the open pit at its Prominent Hill operations in South Australia before its closure. Copper production hit 28,880 tonnes in the third quarter, up 2.5% on the June quarter, while gold production fell to...

minotaur targets ground close to two sa-qld copper-gold mines in ...

Oct 10, 2017 ... MINOTAUR TARGETS GROUND CLOSE TO TWO SA-QLD COPPER-GOLD MINES IN INTENSE NEW DISCOVERY PUSH Ground close to two operating Australian copper-gold mines – Prominent Hill in SA and Eloise near. Cloncurry in northwest Queensland – is the subject of an intense end-of-year drill...

OZ Minerals talks to British billionaire and others on power options ...

Nov 29, 2017 ... OZ chief executive Andrew Cole said on Wednesday the mining company was still working through a range of options and would probably come to a final decision in February or March. It has been forced to find an alternative source of electricity for the Prominent Hill copper and gold mine 800 km...

ASX ANNOUNCEMENT 21 December 2017 PUNT HILL ...

Dec 21, 2017 ... OZ Minerals is widely recognized as one of Australia's premier modern mining companies. It owns the large Prominent Hill copper and gold mine in South. Australia and is also developing the nearby Carrapateena copper and gold deposit (Figure 1). Under the agreement OZ Minerals will assist developing...

copper in south australia - Investment Attraction South Australia

MINE. OPERATOR. JORC RESOURCE AMOUNT. PRODUCTION. Olympic Dam. BHP Billiton. Sulphide: 10,100Mt @ 0.78% Cu, 0.30 g/t Au, 1.0 g/t Ag, 0.25 kg/t. U3O8. 124,500t Cu (cathode). 104,780oz Au. 724,000oz Ag. 3,144t U3O8. Prominent Hill. OZ Minerals. Copper-gold resource: 152Mt @ 1.20% Cu, 0.6 g/t Au, 2.8...

Moonta | Projects | Andromeda Metals Limited

The Moonta Copper Gold Project falls near the southern end of the world class Olympic Copper-Gold Province in South Australia. The Olympic Copper-Gold Province is highly prospective for Iron Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG) deposits, with Olympic Dam, Prominent Hill and Moonta-Wallaroo the three mines with past or current...

List of open-pit mines - IPFS

Cadia mine – gold and copper mine located near Orange, New South Wales · Challenger mine – gold mine near Coober Pedy, South Australia · Boddington Gold Mine – Boddington, Western Australia · Prominent Hill mine – copper mine near Coober Pedy, South Australia; Ranger Mine – uranium mine east of Darwin in...

Transforming the copper state | The Australian Mining Review

Jan 21, 2016 ... Image: The Prominent Hill copper-gold mine. Image: Oz Minerals. Oz Minerals' 100,000 tonne per annum Prominent Hill copper mine is another of the state's long-term producers, in operation since 2009. In 2011 the historical Kanmantoo copper mine in the Adelaide Hills joined the copper producing ranks,...

MST Impact Network key for Prominent Hill - MST Global - Mine Site ...

Mar 3, 2015 ... Prominent Hill Mine, an OZ Mineral copper-gold operation, knows all about the challenges and the complexity and scale of large remote construction projects. Recently featured in the Australian Mining Monthly magazine, an expert communication system was critical to the efficiency and safety of operations...

Sydney Mining Club Oxiana Limited Committing and Delivering

Gold and copper. • Asia & Australia. • High margin. • Long life. • Upside. Mid term goals. • Multi-billion dollar market cap. • ASX Top 50. • Based on a growing production, development and cash flow profile. • Australia's next major mining house. Corporate > Sepon > Regional Exploration > Prominent Hill > Golden Grove...

Mining - Krueger Engineering: Engineering excellence since 1985

Mining. Krueger Engineering's clients have commented not only on our expertise, but our efficient project completion timeframes. Our involvement in developing mining infrastructure and services has extended to the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine, the Murray Basin Douglas project and the Australian Zircon Mindarie mine...

Joint Venture with Oz Minerals for Punt Hill and Pernatty Lagoon ...

The entry of such a high quality joint venture partner to fund the project will provide new impetus particularly with OZ Minerals' strong commitment to regional exploration. OZ Minerals is widely recognized as one of Australia's premier modern mining companies, owning the large Prominent Hill copper and gold mine in South...

Prominent Hill case study - Outotec

Background. OZ Mineral's Prominent Hill underground copper-gold mine is relatively new, with copper concentrate production beginning in 2009. Prominent Hill produces one of the highest grades of copper concentrate traded on the open market. There are three mines now in production at Prominent Hill (Ankata.

Mine Rehabilitation and Closure Cost - cloudfront.net

Jul 4, 2016 ... Mine Rehabilitation and Closure Cost: A Hidden Business Risk 8. 8. Case Study 1 - Oz Minerals. Oz Minerals owns a single operating asset, a large copper and gold operation at Prominent. Hill in outback South Australia. This operation consists of a single large open pit which is approximately 500m deep...

CATCON - Projects - Prominent Hill

Located approximately 650km North West of Adelaide is Oxiana's Prominent Hill copper/gold mine site. CATCON was contracted to supply steel construction and concrete elements for the new mine including; approximately 15,000m3 of reinforced concrete, 2000t of reinforcing steel, design and construction of ventilation...

PEAK HILL Au DEPOSIT, PEAK HILL, NSW - CRC LEME

DISCOVERY HISTORY. Alluvial gold was discovered in 1889 in drainage channels on the slopes of a prominent hill. Mining of outcropping lode was commenced the following year. A substantial hard rock mine, both open cut and underground, operated from 1904-1917 and produced over 60 000 oz. Au (Alkane Exploration...

Australia blocks Chinese takeover of sensitive mine - Telegraph

Mar 27, 2009 ... The copper-gold mine, considered OZ Minerals' key asset, is located in the Woomera Prohibited Area - a weapons testing range used by Australian defence forces. "The Woomera ... "The Government has determined that Minmetals' proposal for Oz Minerals cannot be approved if it includes Prominent Hill.

Carrapateena gold mine project | Wood Mackenzie

Dec 15, 2017 ... Carrapateena is a greenfield iron-oxide copper gold (IOCG) project in South Australia, approximately 250 kilometres south-east of OZ Minerals' Prominent Hill mine. An underground sub-level caving operation has been proposed, with onsite processing by crushing, grinding and flotation to produce a...

Working at OZ Minerals: Australian reviews - SEEK

OZ Minerals is an Australian based modern mining company with a focus on copper. OZ Minerals' strategy is to create value for our shareholders and other stakeholders, with a focus on four areas: lean business, multiple assets, copper core and customer focus. OZ Minerals owns the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine and...

A modern mining company

Oct 21, 2016 ... Copper production up five per cent on previous quarter. • Gold production guidance for 2016 revised to 115,000 - 120,000 ounces following extended. Prominent Hill power outage. All other guidance confirmed. • C1 costs of US 70.7c/lb at lower end of guidance range; annualised procurement cost savings.

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