Olympic Dam

 BHP has signed a deal to get about half of Olympic Dam's power needs from renewable energy sources
POWER

Wind and battery power for Olympic Dam

Deal will allow Olympic Dam to record a net zero emission position

03 November 2022

The crane has taken nearly five years to build.
MANAGEMENT

BHP's multi-million-dollar crane gets to work

The giant crane's operation is expected to increase production over this final quarter

18 May 2021

 Olympic Dam in Australia has both surface and underground operations
PROCESSING

BHP picks CRC ORE for Olympic Dam examination

Grade Engineering helping the mine with preconcentration quandary.

03 November 2020

NRW expects to begin deploying up to 140 workers and sub-contractors in the coming weeks
MANAGEMENT

NRW wins Olympic Dam airport contract

Contracting arm to upgrade Roxby Downs airport ahead of mine expansion decision

18 March 2020

A heap-leaching trial at Olympic Dam has showed promise
PROCESSING

Heap-leach testing at Olympic Dam

Heap-leach trial showing promise at BHP mine

19 June 2019

Getting millennials to engage with mining is a challenge facing the industry.
INDUSTRY COMMENT

Engaging the future workforce

What is the future workforce of the mining industry going to look like?

08 February 2019

BHP’s first ever light electric vehicle (LEV) is joining the existing underground fleet of 240 light vehicles
TECHNOLOGY

Light electric vehicles make their BHP debut

BHP is investing in light electric vehicles, powered by lithium ion batteries, at Olympic Dam

28 June 2018

Minetec’s fleet management system will provide high-precision tracking for BHP’s Olympic Dam mine
MANAGEMENT

Minetec golden with Olympic Dam deal

Minetec to install an underground fleet management system at BHP's Olympic Dam in South Australia

22 May 2018

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Mine tailings: Technology and Risk

WSP speaks with Mining Journal, Mining Magazine and Australia's Mining Monthly

PARTNER CONTENT

Transformational Tailings Solutions from Weir

Mining Journal, Mining Magazine and Australia’s Mining Monthly speaks with Weir.

PARTNER CONTENT

Weir's transformational tailings flowsheets

Weir has developed a range of transformational flowsheets for tailings management

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