$1.15bil mine starts producing

Posted on 28/02/2009  

The $1.15 billion Prominent Hill copper and gold mine in the north of South Australia has started production. It is expected to produce 100,000 tonnes of copper and 70,000 ounces of gold in 2009, adding over $600 million to the state’s exports. The mine is expected to have a life of over 20 years.

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