BHP's uranium sleeper

BHP rarely refers to its Olympic Dam operation deep in South Australia’s outback as a copper-uranium mine, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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BHP's Olympic Dam mine

While it is proud to declare OD is the world's third-biggest copper deposit, the fact that it is also the decarbonising world's biggest uranium deposit by a big margin gets short shrift.

 

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