The mining contractor has made two major Australian mining operations that have little in common more alike than they seem.
Converting a section of the Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia to a block cave could significantly improve overall production, says OZ Minerals.
Western Australia is the only Australian state or territory to feature in the top 10 of the Fraser Institute’s annual survey of mining companies for the second straight year.
Boss Resources could be well placed to meet the needs of a burgeoning uranium bull market after reporting a 30 per cent mineral resource increase at the Honeymoon mine restart area in South Australia.
BHP has stated that productivity will be “broadly flat” in the 2019 financial year according to chief executive officer Andrew Mackenzie.
BHP’s growth aspirations to significantly increase copper output at Olympic Dam have been recognised by the South Australian Government with major development status.
BHP is trialling zero-emissions vehicles at the Olympic Dam operation in South Australia in an attempt to reduce exposure to particulate matter.
GR Engineering has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with OZ Minerals for the design and construction of a wellfield at the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
SIMEC Mining has extended its exclusivity period at Havilah Resources’ Maldorky and Grants iron ore projects in South Australia.
OZ Minerals will focus on a series of major project developments in 2019 after generating $1.1 billion in net revenues and exceeding its production guidance last year.
Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions has signed a contract with Oz Minerals to supply crushing equipment to the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
BHP has launched the operation of an underground ramp that will improve access to higher-grade copper at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.
OZ Minerals has offered a $1 million reward for the geologists or data scientists who help find its next discovery near the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia.
Havilah Resources has reported the discovery of a significant iron ore deposit in the Grants Iron Ore Basin in South Australia.
Mineral exploration is trending up, with a 3.6 per cent quarterly growth to $561.4 million in the September quarter according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Brisbane-based Alliance Aviation Services has extended an air charter contract with BHP Nickel West by five years.
BHP has identified iron oxide, copper, gold mineralised system near Australia’s largest reserve of copper and uranium ore, the Olympic Dam operations in South Australia.
Cobham Aviation Services has secured a three-year contract with OZ Minerals to provide fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) services between Adelaide, Port Augusta and the Carrapateena copper-gold project in South Australia.
Diatreme Resources has released a definitive feasibility study (DFS) for the Cyclone zircon project in Western Australia that forecasts it will cost $135.7 million to develop.
OZ Minerals has extended the mine life of the Prominent Hill copper-gold mine in South Australia to 2030.