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Prominent Hill Gold and Copper Mine

Location

Prominent Hill, South Australia

Ownership

OZ Minerals (100%)

Geology

Copper gold breccia: contained metal 1.9Mt Cu and 3.7Moz Au

Mineral Types

Gold and copper

Production

Copper-gold concentrate, <br> 104,000t/a copper in the first four full years <br> 71,000t/a for the next six years<br> 115,000oz/a gold over the life of the mine

Mining

Open-pit

Contractor Mining

Thiess

Processing

Conventional crushing, grinding and flotation

Employment

Variable workforce during construction, approximately 500 when in operation

Open Pit

Liebherr R996 Backhoe mine excavator and Caterpillar 793D trucks

Contractors

Thiess, Fluor
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