Olympic Dam

Key Facts
  • Asset TypeMine
  • StatusProduction
  • Type of WorkUnderground
  • Location 14km North of Roxby Downs
    Australia
  • Commodities Copper, Gold, Silver, Uranium
Address
Olympic Way
Roxby Downs, South Australia 5725
Australia
+61 (8) 8671 8888
+61 (8) 8671 1876
Ownership
Production (2013)
  • Copper (kt)174.4
  • Gold (kozt)119.9
  • Silver (kozt)882.0
  • Uranium (kt)4.0
Summary

Olympic Dam is located in Australia, 14km North of Roxby Downs. Olympic Dam is a copper (iron oxide copper gold) deposit, with additional occurances of gold, silver, and uranium. Olympic Dam is an underground operation, employing long hole stoping technology. Olympic Dam is 100.00% owned by BHP Billiton Olympic Dam.

Latest Information
  • BHP Billiton Announced its Financial and Production Results.
    On 2014-04-16
  • BHP Billiton Announced Today Approval for US $1.2Billion in PRE-Commitment Capital for the First Phase of the Olympic DAM Project to Develop an Open PIT Mine in South Australia.
    On 2011-10-12
  • BHP Billiton Released the Final Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement(Seis)for the Expansion of its Olympic DAM Operation in South Australia.
    On 2011-05-13
  • BHP Billiton Announced That the Olympic DAM Project(ODP)in South Australia has Progressed Into the Feasibility Study Phase. the ODP Aims to Develop a New Open PIT Copper Mine and Associated Gold and Uranium Byproducts Alongside its Existing Underground Operation and Increase its Production From Around180,000Tonnes PER Annum of Copper to750,000Tonnes PER Annum Over the Next 30Years.
    On 2011-03-30
  • Amendment RE: Olympic DAM Site Presentation
    On 2008-11-25