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Sustainability Report
2010

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Report 2010

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Prominent Hill

Map of Prominent Hill
Location Located 650 kilometres north-west of Adelaide and 130 kilometres south-east of the town of Coober Pedy in the Gawler Craton of South Australia.
Product Copper-gold concentrate
Mining method Open pit
Processing method Conventional crushing, grinding and flotation
2010 Production 112,171 tonnes copper and 196,400 ounces gold
Reserves* 75Mt @ 1.21% Cu, 0.67g/t Au
(905kt Cu, 1.6Moz Au)
Resources* 285Mt @ 0.90% Cu, 0.8g/t Au
(2,542kt Cu, 7.2Moz of Au)
Sales Prominent Hill concentrates directly reach our customers in Europe and Asia via the Adelaide to Darwin railway followed by shipping from the Port of Darwin. Concentrates are also transported by road to local customers. In 2010, some trial shipments were conducted through the Port of Adelaide.

*As at 9 November 2010. (See OZ Minerals ASX Release 09/11/2010 for full statement of Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves.)

 

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