Prominent Hill Gold-Copper Mine BOXCUT

Prominent Hill Gold-Copper Mine

Location
South Australia, Australia
Overview
Prominent Hill is a copper-gold mining operation in northern South Australia that is solely owned by OZ Minerals (ASX: OZL).

The asset comprises:

  • Open pit mine (Malu) - which concluded operations in Q1 2018
  • Underground mine (Ankata and Malu mine areas)
  • Conventional crushing, grinding and flotation Processing Plant

Prominent Hill produces one of the highest grades of copper concentrate traded on the open market.

Located in one of the world’s most mining-friendly locations, Prominent Hill possesses highly competitive fundamentals. It is a large copper-gold resource, it is high grade, the ore is processed using conventional methods and there are significant opportunities for organic growth.

Prominent Hill first came on stream in 2009 and now produces over 100,000 tonnes of copper every year.

The operation is a fly-in fly-out (FIFO) site that employs approximately 900 employees and contractors.
 
Project Snapshot
Project Name
Prominent Hill Gold-Copper Mine
Project Type
Mine
Stage/Status
Operating Mine
Commodity
Copper ● Gold ● Silver
Commodity Group
Base Metals ● Precious Metals
Mine Type
Surface Mine ● Underground Mine
Owner
OZ Minerals
Location
Project Location
650 km northwest of Adelaide in South Australia, Australia
State/Province
South Australia
Country
Australia
Region
Oceania