OZ moves on Carrapateena block cave expansion

A PRE-feasibility study of expanding OZ Minerals’ Carrapateena copper operation to a block cave operation is to be done after a scoping study found some sizeable benefits from doing so.

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The proposed Carrapateena layout incorporating the block cave.

The scoping study showed converting the lower portion of the Carrapateena Sub Level Cave to a block cave from 2026 would more than double mine throughput rate from 4.

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