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Prominent Hill

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

Prominent Hill produces one of the highest grades of copper concentrate traded on the open market.

Located in one of the world’s most mining-friendly locations, Prominent Hill possesses highly competitive fundamentals. It is a large copper-gold resource, it is high grade, the ore is processed using conventional methods and there are significant opportunities for organic growth.

Prominent Hill first came on stream in 2009 and now produces over 100,000 tonnes of copper every year. For specific information, please see our Resources and Reserves page.

The operation is a fly-in fly-out site that employs approximately 900 employees and contractors.

For more information working at Prominent Hill, please see our Careers page.