EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT

BHP stepping up Oak Dam drill-out

THE South Australian government has approved an expansion of BHP’s exploration program at the Oak Dam copper discovery, 65km southeast of its Olympic Dam mine.

Potential future ore from Oak Dam will be processed at Olympic Dam

Potential future ore from Oak Dam will be processed at Olympic Dam

The company required approval for the program, which is set to be one of the largest exploration programs ever conducted in SA. The approval allows for up to 14 rigs, more than double the current number....

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