BHP discovers new copper mineralization near Olympic Dam

BHP has found what it claims is a potential new copper mineralised system near its existing Olympic Dam mine in Australia, it said in a release dated Tuesday November 27.

Results from the initial drilling show that downhole mineralization intercepts with copper ore grades ranging from 0.5% to 6%.
Gold, uranium and silver deposits were also abundant in the results, the company said, adding that it would be planning further drilling in early 2019.

The discovery comes at...

Published

Archie Hunter

November 27, 2018

15:15 GMT

London