As an essential component for technologies such as electric vehicles and wind power turbines, copper is a critical element of the future. Salomae Haselgrove finds out how methods for mining copper are changing to match its green potential. Two years ago, copper miner OZ Minerals turned heads when it released data from the Mt Woods … Continue reading A futuristic mining method for a mineral of the future
Copper has reached its highest price on the London Metal Exchange since September 2011 after an 11th straight monthly gain.
OZ Minerals is expecting major growth from its Australian assets this year off the back of strong production at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia.
OZ Minerals has received board approval to progress the block cave expansion at the Carrapateena copper-gold mine in South Australia after deferring the decision due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coda Minerals has secured an additional 19 per cent interest in the Elizabeth Creek copper project in South Australia with Terrace Mining subsidiary Torrens Mining, bringing the company’s total project holding to 70 per cent.
Tension surrounds the precarious relationship between Australian governments, mining companies and Indigenous people. Vanessa Zhou reviews the most important elements to this relationship according to the Tjiwarl and Yindjibarndi aboriginal corporations.
Byrnecut will take over as OZ Minerals’ underground mining contractor at the Carrapateena mine in South Australia after incumbent contractor, Downer, announced plans to divest its mining services business.
OZ Minerals, Hatch and Kirkland Lake Gold are taking their own unique approaches to sustainability, but all point to a greener future. Australian Mining looks at how they are driving change.
Argonaut Resources has been granted approval by the South Australian Government to conduct a major drilling program around the western shoreline of Lake Torrens and Andamooka Island and the Carrapateena Well.
OZ Minerals plans to increase the production and plant capacity of its West Musgrave project in Western Australia, following the completion of its pre-feasibility study.
OZ Minerals has increased the production rate at the Carrapateena copper-gold mine in South Australia, achieving a planned ramp up ahead of schedule.
OZ Minerals is set to invest $47 million towards the expansion of its Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia.
Thiess has strengthened its workforce at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia with the addition of three Aboriginal Australian trainees over the past 12 months.
OZ Minerals is targeting higher production at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia this year on the back of strong performance and record gold prices.
OZ Minerals has completed a $76 million acquisition of Cassini Resources, giving the company full ownership of the West Musgrave nickel-copper project in Western Australia.
Cassini Resources shareholders have approved OZ Minerals’ bid to acquire the company three months after the deal was announced.
Copper prices have continued to rise this week to almost $US6800 per tonne ($9345) as global concerns of a lack of supply continue.
OZ Minerals is set to accelerate underground development at the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia with fresh funding boost.
Gold Fields and OZ Minerals are two companies spearheading the mining sector’s move to renewable energy. Vanessa Zhou speaks with executives from both companies about their ambitions.
OZ Minerals has increased its production outlook for the 2020 calendar year based on strong production and cost performance during the first half of the year.