UGL has been providing maintenance services to BHP Billiton (BHP) at their Olympic Dam Mine near Roxby Downs in South Australia for more than 12 years.
UGL’s scope of works across surface and underground projects at the site includes:
- asset integrity (civil and mechanical)
- small modification projects
- mine major maintenance and shutdown project work and
- maintenance services
Olympic Dam has an extensive underground mine, one of the largest in Australia, with its Northern Mining Area made up of more than 760 km of underground roads and tunnels and a mine depth of around 860m. It has high-quality deposits of copper, gold, uranium and silver, and is known as the fourth largest copper deposit and the single largest uranium deposit in the world.