OZ Minerals Prominent Hill Mine

Value: $9m

Prominent Hill mine is located 130km NW of Olympic Dam and 130km SW of Coober Pedy in the Gawler Craton.

The mine is a high grade copper concentrate and gold producer, capital cost for development $1.2B.

The project included development of an open pit mine, a conventional grinding and flotation processing plant with an 8 Mtpa capacity, construction of a permanent village, construction of an airstrip, haulage road, power line and bore field.

As part of this project ICE Engineering were awarded the contract for the permanent village, airport, power reticulation and bore fields installation work.

ICE Engineering carried out all HV terminations for the Process Plant and in conjunction with Fluor and OZ Minerals assisted with completion of electrical and instrumentation work not completed by the main contractor associated with the Process Plant.

Services provided by ICE Engineering for the project included:

  • Low and Medium Voltage electrical installation
  • Instrumentation
  • High Voltage installation
  • Commissioning assistance

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