Complete peace of mind - Outotec EPC backfill system, plus build own operate management services - instrumental in achieving mine's targets
OZ Minerals is a world-class mining business who owns and operates Prominent Hill, a high quality copper-gold mine in South Australia. They are Australia's third largest copper producer, with quality assets, a healthy cash balance and no debt.
The project scope included state-of-the-art EPC backfill system; build own operate (BOO) backfill plant for ongoing operation; best practice tools and expertise for operation, maintenance and management; as well as access to offsite expertise.
Benefits of the Outotec solution included
- Fixed price m3/fill
- High plant availability exceeding mine initial requirements
- Plant operating at higher than design fill rates
- Shared risk in backfill schedule compliance
- Flexible technical design for evolving mining needs