Western Areas getting shafted at Odysseus

A SHAFT hoisting system is to be one of the features of Western Area’s Odysseus nickel sulphide operation that its definitive feasibility study shows could produce 130,000t of nickel in concentrate over 10 years.

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Dewatering at Odysseus

Most Australian underground miners shy away from shaft hoisting systems because the upfront capital cost is usually too prohibitive. They usually prefer to cut declines and use truck haulage instead.