New Blockbuster Client – PanAust’s Phu Kham

Tamson Oosthuizen Clients

Bloy is pleased to announce a new addition to the Blockbuster Suite client base, PanAust’s Phu Kham Mine. Phu Kham joined us in August 2011 and subsequently, the Blockbuster team has strived to meet all of their Production and Grade Control needs. So far these have included importing and exporting of data from Surpac, in depth reconciliations, and other customised client solutions.

Name:                                    Phu Kham mine

Company:                            PanAust

Commodity:                       Copper, Gold

Description:                        The Phu Kham mine is a large copper mine located in the south of Laos in Savannakhet Province and represents one of the largest copper reserves in Laos.

Reserves:                              Phu Kham has estimated reserves of 450 million tonnes of ore grading 0.54% copper, 3.46 million oz of gold and 30.2 million oz of silver.

Mining Method:              Phu Kham uses a conventional open-pit mining method comprising drill, blast, load and haul. The process plant, which has a design capacity of 12 million tonnes per annum of ore, comprises a SAG mill and ball mill grinding circuit.