FIELD recovery trials can now begin to establish the viability of copper mining at Kapunda’s historic mine site after preliminary investigations returned positive results, according to mineral exploration and development company Thor Mining.
A $2.8 MILLION Federal Government grant has been awarded to the proposed copper-mining project at the historic Kapunda Mine site.
MINING specialists can now access Kapunda’s historic mine site to determine where water sampling can be conducted there, after receiving approval from Light Regional Council.
LIGHT Regional Council has addressed the potential return of mining at Kapunda, in an effort to better inform the community and allay any concerns locals might have.
WHEN Greg Drew began researching the history of the Kapunda mine, he was surprised to find there was little of its story formally recorded.
INVESTIGATIONS into the future mining potential of the historic Kapunda mine site are under way, with company Thor Mining last week announcing a $1.8 million investment in the project.
WORK to rehabilitate and improve the Kapunda mine will be continuing this year, with Light Regional Council recently approving several projects for the historic site.