Oz Minerals awards Downer EDI $660m SA copper-gold contract

Oz Minerals has chosen Downer EDI to deliver underground mining services at the company’s Carrapateena copper-gold project, located 160km north of Port Augusta.

Downer’s scope of works will include:

  • Site setup and development to the top ore body and infrastructure excavation
  • Production setup and ramp up
  • Bedding in steady-state operations at nameplate site capacity

The company is set to mobilise to the site immediately, with a 10-week transition period before Downer commences underground mining activities from 1 July 2018.

The contract is for six-and-a-half years.

Parties wishing to supply to Downer can register interest here

NRW Holdings is responsible for delivering the access road, tailings storage facility, quarry and airstrip – register interest in NRW Holdings projects here

Parties wishing to register their interest in supplying directly to proponent Oz Minerals can do so here.

Source: Projectory