asx quarterly release fourth quarter report 2017 asx quarterly release prominent hill copper production has been revised upwards by a total of 15000 tonnes over 2018 and 2019. gold the mining lease approval process continues on schedule with an expected grant in q1 2018.
the prominent hill processing plant has been operating since february 2009 and comprises a conventional crushing grinding and flotation circuit to recover copper gold and silver to produce a high quality concentrate. the plant can process approximately ten million tonnes per annum subject to the feed blend.
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
in the commercial mines at nearby prominent hill ("nearby" meaning a two-hours' drive from coober pedy) massive mining company oz minerals uses spectrometry to analyze samples drilled from the
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.
prominent hill is a copper-gold mining operation in northern south australia that is solely owned by oz minerals. 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