Newcrest releases details on Cadia tailings dam failure

Excavations at the toe of the Northern Tailings Storage Facility (NTSF) at Newcrest Mining’s Cadia copper-gold operation in New South Wales, Australia, contributed to the tailings dam’s failure, an expert review of the March 9, 2018, incident has found

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The exposed excavation at the base of the NTSF that contributed to the wall slump

Nobody was hurt in the incident; however, Newcrest is still prohibited from putting further tailings into the NTSF by the NSW Resources Regulator.