Excavations contributed to Cadia tailings dam failure

DIGGING at the toe of the Northern Tailings Storage Facility at Newcrest Mining’s Cadia copper-told operation in New South Wales contributed to the tailings dam’s failure an expert review of the March 9 2018 incident has found.

Excavations contributed to Cadia tailings dam failure Excavations contributed to Cadia tailings dam failure Excavations contributed to Cadia tailings dam failure Excavations contributed to Cadia tailings dam failure Excavations contributed to Cadia tailings dam failure

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

  • FREE coverage on the rapidly developing coronavirus pandemic. Visit our COVID-19 hub.
  • Latest COVID-19 Coverage: Pandemic no impediment. Read more.
  • Latest COVID-19 Coverage: Like sand through the hourglass. Read more

Most read Surface Mining