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Carrapateena achieves nameplate milling

OZ Mineral’s recently fired-up Carrapateena copper mine in South Australia, which is in a rapid ramp-up phase over 2020, has achieved another key milestone with the mill hitting nameplate throughput rate

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OZ Minerals’ new Carrapateena mine has now achieved nameplate mill throughput rate

OZ Minerals’ new Carrapateena mine has now achieved nameplate mill throughput rate

The facility achieved stable operational periods at 500 tonnes per hour with runtime exceeding 90% for 24-hour periods, OZ reported.   Flotation recovery for several shifts has already exceeded 90%,...

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