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Newcrest gets approvals for tailings plan

Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor: Australasia
Gold miner Newcrest Mining has been given approval to use the first 200m of the old Cadia Hill openpit operation, in New South Wales, as a tailings storage facility. The Cadia Hill openpit would be used in lieu of the Northern tailings facility, where a breakthrough of tailings material was reported in March, which resulted in Newcrest suspending operations at the Cadia project.

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