Oz pulls the trigger at Pedra Branca, launches Brazilian hub strategy

The board of copper/gold miner Oz Minerals has taken a final investment decision on the $35-million Pedra Branca mine, in Brazil.

The one-million tonne a year underground operation is expected to have a mine life of eight years, and would produce some 18 000 t/y of copper and 11 000 oz/y of gold.