Prominent Hill may get shafted

A VERTICAL hoisting shaft to replace truck haulage at OZ Minerals’ Prominent Hill copper-gold-silver mine in South Australia is technically and economically feasible an expansion study has found.

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A shaft at Prominent Hill is expected to increase throughput and increase mine life.

The Prominent Hill Expansion study considered the installation of a 1360m, 7.5m diameter vertical shaft at the mine based on less than one third of the inferred resource.