Phase 2 OZ Minerals’ $916m Carrapateena copper gold project approved

OZ Minerals’ $916m Carrapateena copper gold project has obtained approval from the South Australian and federal governments to begin a second phase of construction.

A two-phased work programme was developed for the Carrapateena project. According to the company, Phase 1, which is currently underway, sees construction of enabling infrastructure including a 550-bed accommodation village and airstrip, as well as the continued development of the dual access underground decline. Phase 1 is progressing on budget and on schedule. Phase 2 comprises the construction of processing and above ground infrastructure, including:

  • the processing plant,
  • tailings storage facility,
  • underground materials handling system,
  • access roads
  • power line

Phase 2 of construction will begin in mid-April, 2018.

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

Source: Projectory