Heap-leach testing at Olympic Dam

Bureau Veritas has teamed up with BHP in a heap-leach research and development trial in South Australia to target lower-grade copper, uranium, silver and gold from Olympic Dam

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A heap-leaching trial at Olympic Dam has showed promise

BHP uses heap leaching to recover copper at operations in Chile; however, the technology has never really worked on Olympic Dam ores, which is why a different approach has been sought.