South Australian Government major development declaration for Olympic Dam

14th Feb 2019

Mining company, BHP, has welcomed the South Australian Government’s decision to declare Olympic Dam’s growth plans a major development. This is an important step when it comes to lifting Australian copper production.

This declaration set by the South Australian Government is the first step in a State and Federal process that includes assessment of potential social, economic, and environmental impacts that are associated with an increase in mining and production at Olympic Dam from 200 kilotonnes per annum (ktpa) to up to 350ktpa.

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