Associated Event

Fifth International Conference on Block and Sublevel Caving

30 August – 1 September 2022 | Hilton Adelaide, South Australia

OZ Minerals Carrapateena Site Visit

Duration: Full day, Saturday 3 September 2022, South Australia

One of the biggest mining projects in South Australia in the last decade, Carrapateena Province is in the highly prospective Gawler Craton in South Australia. It’s already set to become a multi-generational, low-cost mining province. The Kokatha people are the Traditional Owners of the land. 


Product: Copper concentrate (containing gold and silver) 

Production rate: 4.25 Mtpa 

Mine life: ~20 years 

Location: 250 km south-east of Prominent Hill, 160 km north of the regional centre of Port Augusta, in South Australia 

Mining method: Underground – sublevel caving 

Processing method: Conventional crushing, grinding and flotation 

The ACG thanks OZ Minerals for generously giving their time and resources to facilitate this site visit.  

Spaces are strictly limited. As such, OZ Minerals seeks a diverse group of site visitors and there will be restrictions on the number of visitors from the one company. This site visit is open to Caving 2022 Conference attendees only.

Attendees are to pay to attend the site visit. ACG to advise cost. Catering and transport are provided. 

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