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History[ edit ] Before mining operations, Mount Fubilan was described as a copper mountain with a gold cap. Exploratory drilling in the area began in the s, and was run by the Kennecott Copper Corporation. In the early s, BHP secured a mining lease.
Init began exploiting the gold cap by using cyanide extraction procedures. After the gold deposit was depleted, the company surveyed for mining the much larger copper deposit underneath. At that time, this deposit was believed to be the largest copper deposit in the world.
BHP maintained a majority share in the mine. Around 20 years after the beginning of mining operations, majority-share ownership was converted to the PNG Sustainable Development Program, in the wake of the Ok Tedi Environmental Disaster.
All mining operations at Fubilan have had their headquarters at Tabubil. The mine[ edit ] The mine works as an open cut operation and Mount Fubilan has been reduced to a deep pit in the ground. By 31 December8, tonnes of copper concentrate containing 2, tonnes of copper metal and 7, troy ounces or In addition, between and The mill operates two ball mills and one sag mill.
Ok Menga[ edit ] The mine is powered by a hydroelectric power facility at Ok Menga, which is a tributary of the Ok Tedi river near Tabubil. There are also backup diesel generators that are used if the flow from the Ok Menga river is not enough to generate sufficient electricity.
The highway, for the most part, runs parallel with the Ok Tedi River. Parts of the highway are often consumed by the river and need to be rebuilt. The cost of maintaining this road is K 1. The copper slurry pipeline to Kiunga from the mine runs along the full length of this road.
The OTML headquarters are located in a building called the White House, which is about metres south of Tabubil International School, and about metres east of the Cloudlands hotel. The mine has a backup diesel generating power facility at Tabubil.
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